June 1, 1962 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Oscar 2 (ham radio satellite) launched into Earth orbit

BattleExecution

SS officer Adolf Eichmann is executed in Israel after being found guilty of war crimes

SS officer Adolf Eichmann
SS officer
Adolf Eichmann
  • USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 40,420 m

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Adolf Eichmann, German Nazi officer (SS-Obersturmbannf├╝hrer, Holocaust organizer), hanged in Israel at 56

SS officer Adolf Eichmann
SS officer
Adolf Eichmann