August 22, 1962 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


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

Birthdays in History

  • Marie Laurie Mahabir, Guadeloupe, North American Bodybuilding Champ (1985-87)