What Happened on June 15, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Phillies score 10 runs in an inning against Reds en route to 13-8 win
  • South Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes
  • Students for a Democratic Society complete the Port Huron Statement.
  • WWUP TV channel 10 in Sault Ste Marie, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Rost, Hungarian soprano

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Cortot, French pianist, dies at 84