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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Koningin JulianaKoningin Juliana (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from September 4, 1948 till April 30, 1980 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from May 19, 1959 to July 24, 1964 the cabinet De Quay, with Prof. dr. J.E. de Quay (KVP) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 11.7 million citizens.
  • Mercury program: While aboard Friendship 7, John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the earth, making three orbits in 4 hours, 55 minutes.
  • The People's Democratic Republic of Algeria is formally proclaimed. Ferhat Abbas is elected President of the provisional government.
  • First transatlantic satellite television transmission.
Weather

The temperature on September 4, 1962 was between 12.2 °C and 21.9 °C and averaged 16.7 °C. There was 0.6 mm of rain during 0.6 hours. There was 6.1 hours of sunshine (45%). The partly or heavily clouded was. The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the south-southwest.

Source: KNMI (weather station De Bilt/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from September 4, 1962 at Delpher

Born on September 4
Died on September 4

Names that were popular for boys in 1962
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Peter
  • Erik
  • Antonius
  • Hans
  • Paul
  • Adrianus
  • Mark
  • Ronald
  • Willem
  • Berend
  • Franciscus
  • Hendrik
  • Michael
Names that were popular for girls in 1962
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Ingrid
  • Gerritje
  • Anna
  • Wilhelmina
  • Yvonne
  • Adriana
  • Cornelia
  • Monique
  • Anita
  • Margaretha
  • Caroline
  • Elisabeth
  • Hendrika