What Happened on September 30, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • A's Bill Fischer ends 84 1/3 consecutive innings pitched without a walk
  • James Meredith registers for classes at University of Mississippi

Event of interestEvent of Interest

JFK routes 3,000 federal troops to Mississippi

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • KCRL TV channel 4 in Reno, NV (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • KMEX TV channel 34 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mexican-American labor leader César Chávez founds the United Farm Workers.

Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez
Civil Rights Activist
Cesar Chavez

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mickey Wright wins LPGA San Diego Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • NY Mets lose record 120th game as Cubs turn triple play & beat NY 5-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Magadan, 1st baseman (NY Mets, Chicago Cubs), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Frank Rijkaard, Surinam/Dutch soccer star (Ajax, AC Milan)
  • George Jamison, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • Leon Hutten, soccer player (RKC)
  • Shaan [Shantanu Mukherjee], Indian singer, born in Khandwa