What Happened on July 22, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st US Venus probe, Mariner 1, fails at lift-off

Sport awardGolf Major

44th PGA Championship: Gary Player shoots a 278 at Aronimink GC PA

Golfer Gary Player
Gary Player
  • Chicago White Sox Floyd Robinson goes 6 for 6 (all singles)
  • Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Tournament

Famous Birthdays

  • Alvin Robertson, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
  • Martine St. Clair, Canadian singer
  • Steve Albini, American writer, recording engineer and musician (Big Black, Rapeman, Shellac)