What Happened on April 16, 1962

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Brazil nationalizes US businesses

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Walter Cronkite begins anchoring CBS Evening News

Broadcast Journalist Walter Cronkite
Broadcast Journalist
Walter Cronkite

Famous Birthdays

  • David Pate, tennis star, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Ian MacKaye, rocker (Cyrano de Bergerac)
  • Jeanne Golay, American cyclist (Olympics-16th-92, 96), born in Coral Gables, Florida