October 8, 1962 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Algeria admitted as 109th member of UN
  • North Korea reports 100% election turnout, miraculously 100% vote for the Workers' Party
  • Spiegel scandal: Der Spiegel publishes article "Bedingt abwehrbereit" ("Conditionally prepared for defense") about NATO manoeuver called "Fallex 62", uncovering sorry state of West German army. Magazine soon accused of treason.