What Happened on September 2, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Stan Musial's 3,516th hit moves over Tris Speaker into 2nd place

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Eugenio Derbez, Mexican comedian and actor
  • Jon Berkeley, author and illustrator
  • Prachya Pinkaew, Thai film director

Famous Deaths

  • William Wilkerson, Founder of the Hollywood Reporter, The Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas and nightclubs such as Ciro's (b. 1890)