What Happened on March 1, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • American Airlines 707 plunges nose 1st into Jamaica Bay NY killing 95
  • Kresge Corporation openes the first Kmart store in Garden City, Michigan
  • US/British nuclear test experiment in Nevada

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Leen, rocker (Gin Blossoms)
  • Mark Gardner, pitcher (SF Giants), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Roscoe Ates, actor (Dep Roscoe-Marshal of Gunsight Pass), dies at 70