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  • Algeria
    Wednesday Jan 10, 1962

    Algerian War

    A "General Offensive"

    Algeria
    Wednesday Jan 10, 1962

    On 10 January 1962, the FLN started a "general offensive" against the OAS, staging a series on the pied-noir communities as a way of applying pressure.




  • Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
    Wednesday Jan 17, 1962

    Jim Carrey

    Born

    Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
    Wednesday Jan 17, 1962

    Carrey was born in the Toronto suburb of New-market, Ontario, Canada, to Kathleen (née Oram), a homemaker, and Percy Carrey, a musician and accountant.




  • Naples, Italy
    Friday Jan 26, 1962

    Lucky Luciano

    Death

    Naples, Italy
    Friday Jan 26, 1962

    On January 26, 1962, Luciano died of a heart attack at Naples International Airport.




  • Antelope Valley, Lancaster, California, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 28, 1962

    Neil Armstrong

    His Daughter's Death

    Antelope Valley, Lancaster, California, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 28, 1962

    In June 1961, Karen was diagnosed with a malignant tumor of the middle part of her brain stem; X-ray treatment slowed its growth, but her health deteriorated to the point where she could no longer walk or talk. She died of pneumonia, related to her weakened health, on January 28, 1962, aged two.




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