What Happened on May 1, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st French underground nuclear experiment in the Sahara
  • Bo Belinsky pitches a no-hitter, in his 4th start
  • France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
  • JFK authorizes Area Redevelopment Act (ARA)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Clark, NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)
  • Paula Weishoff, volleyballer (Oly-Sil-84, br-92, 96), born in Hollywood, California
  • Reggie Pleasant, CFL cornerback (Edmonton Eskimos)