January 17, 1962 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

NASA civilian pilot Neil Armstrong takes X-15 to 40,690m

Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon Neil Armstrong
Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon
Neil Armstrong

Birthdays in History

  • Sebastian Junger, American journalist and author

Deaths in History

  • Gerrit Achterberg, Dutch poet (Dead End), dies at 56