Historical Events on August 22, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

MurderAssassination Attempt

Failed assassination attempt on French president Charles de Gaulle

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle
  • Savannah, world's 1st nuclear-powered ship, completes maiden voyage from Yorktown, Va, to Savannah, Ga
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR