What Happened on June 1, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Oscar 2 (ham radio satellite) launched into Earth orbit
  • Roda JC soccer team reforms in Kerkrade
  • USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 40,420 m

Famous Birthdays

  • Jesse Johnson, rocker (Time)
  • Sherri Howard, Sherman Tx, 4X400m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1984)