What Happened on September 23, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • ABC's 1st color TV series - The Jetsons
  • LA Dodger Maury Wills steals record setting #97 on his way to 104
  • Martin Walser's "Esche und Angora" premieres in Berlin
  • Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Visalia Golf Open
  • NY's Philharmonic Hall (since renamed Avery Fisher Hall) opens as 1st unit of Lincoln Center for Performing Arts

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Warren Pierce, Cherry Hill NJ, hurdler