The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2029. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1962
- January 1, 1962 – Western Samoa achieves independence from New Zealand; its name is changed to the Independent State of Western Samoa.
- February 5, 1962 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Tiger in Chinese astrology.
- July 8, 1962 – Ne Win besieges and dynamites the Rangoon University Student Union building to crush the Student Movement.
- July 11, 1962 – Project Apollo: At a press conference, NASA announces lunar orbit rendezvous as the means to land astronauts on the Moon, and return them to Earth.
- August 30, 1962 – Japan conducts a test of the NAMC YS-11, its first aircraft since World War II and its only successful commercial aircraft from before or after the war.
- October 1, 1962 – First broadcast of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
- October 12, 1962 – Infamous Columbus Day Storm strikes the U.S. Pacific Northwest with record wind velocities; 46 dead and at least U.S. $230 million in damages
- December 7, 1962 – Prince Rainier III of Monaco revises the principality’s constitution, devolving some of his power to advisory and legislative councils.
- December 9, 1962 – The Petrified Forest National Park is established in Arizona.
- December 11, 1962 – Arthur Lucas, convicted of murder, is the last person to be executed in Canada.
Who Were Born On 1962?
- January 26, 1962 – Guo Jian, Chinese-Australian painter
- January 27, 1962 – Roberto Paci Dalò, Italian director and composer
- May 17, 1962 – Jane Moore, English journalist and author
- May 29, 1962 – Fandi Ahmad, Singaporean footballer, coach, and manager
- August 10, 1962 – Julia Fordham, English singer-songwriter
- November 11, 1962 – James Morrison, Australian trumpet player and composer
- November 16, 1962 – Josh Silver, American keyboard player and producer (Type O Negative and Fallout)
- November 25, 1962 – Scott Cam, Australian TV personality
- December 15, 1962 – Tim Gaines, American bass player (Stryper and SinDizzy)
- December 31, 1962 – Heather McCartney, American-English potter