What Happened on January 3, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Ground is broken for the Houston Astrodome

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope John XXIII excommunicates Fidel Castro

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro
Pope John XXIII
Pope
John XXIII

Famous Birthdays

  • Darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Francesca Lia Block, American author
  • Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)
  • Mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)