What Happened on June 2, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

61st Men's French Championships: Rod Laver beats Roy Emerson (3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 9-7, 6-2)

Tennis Player Rod Laver
Tennis Player
Rod Laver
Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson
  • 61st Women's French Championships: Margaret Court beats Lesley Turner Bowrey (6-3, 3-6, 7-5)

Famous Birthdays

  • Darnell Coles, baseball player
  • Laura Witvoet, Alberta Canada, LPGA golfer (1995 LPGA Corning-52nd)

Famous Deaths

  • Franc S Finzgar, Slovic writer (Service Girls), dies
  • Vita Sackville-West, English writer and gardener (Sissinghurst), dies at 70