July 11, 1962 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 1st transatlantic TV transmission via satellite (Telstar I)
  • Brothers Hank & Tommie Aaron homer in same inning
  • Cosmonaut Micolaev set then record longest space flight - 4 days
  • Fred Baldasare is 1st to swim English Channel underwater (scuba)
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site