What Happened on April 22, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Sunshine Golf Open
  • NY Mets tiea NL record by losing 9 straight to start season
  • Pirates tie then record of 10 straight wins to start season
  • Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 2

Famous Birthdays

  • David Wettlaufer, golfer (Ontario Beefeater-1986, 87), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • Denise Baldwin, LPGA golfer (1991 Futures Salisbury), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jeff Minter, English video game programmer

Famous Deaths

  • Solomon Pimsleur, composer, dies at 61
  • Vera Reynolds, actress (Dragnet Patrol, Lawless Woman), dies at 62