Battle of Ap Bac 1963
A Viet Cong battalion inflicted heavy casualties on South Vietnamese government forces and escaped with minor losses.
Top Songs of 1962
In 1962 the U.S. government maintained secrecy regarding the extent of U.S. military involvement in South Vietnam, As the Viet Cong insurgency expanded, U.S. military personnel flew combat missions and accompanied South Vietnamese soldiers in ground operations to find...
Segregationis George Wallace won 1962 Alabama gubernatorial election
One Day in the Life… by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was the first open account of Stalinist repression in Soviet literary history.
The Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962 was a cold war confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union, which escalated into an international crisis when American deployments of missiles in Italy and Turkey were matched by deployments of Soviet...
Seattle World’s Fair
Mariner 2 Flies Past Venus
The Cuban Missile Crisis was a confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union in October 1962. The situation escalated into an international crisis when American missiles in Italy and Turkey were matched by Soviet deployments of similar ballistic...
Sino-Indian War 1962 #China
In July 1962 the first armed helicopter company of the United States Army was formed.
US Supreme Court Rules Against School Prayer
In August 1962 Peter Fechter, an 18 year old East German bricklayer, the 27th known person to die at the Berlin Wall, was shot and killed by East German border guards while trying to cross over to West Berlin. Source: Wikipedia
JFK 1962 4th of July speech
Top Hits 1962
In 1962 Algeria won Independence from France
In 1962 the Port Huron Statement, was adopted by the Students for a Democratic Society at the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor
In May 1962 a US submarine launched a live Polaris missile over the Pacific Ocean.
US rocket Ranger 4 hits the moon in 1962
In February 1962, Marine Corps pilot John Glenn Jr. become the first American to orbit Earth.