What Happened on August 11, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Andrian G Nikolayev, becomes 3rd Russian in space aboard Vostok 3
  • Beach Boys release "Surfin' Safari"
  • Bolotnikov runs world record 10km (28:18.2)
  • Dodgers protest wetting down of Candlestick to slow Maury Wills down

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Hayes, NFL tight end (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Uvais Karnain, cricketer (Sri Lankan ODI bowler in mid 1980's)