What Happened on April 10, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st baseball game at LA's Dodger Stadium, they lose 6-3 to Reds
  • 1st major league game in Houston, Colt .45s beat Chicago Cubs, 11-2

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Yankee Mickey Mantle hits his 375th HR

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Famous Birthdays

  • Cathy Turner, American short track skater (Olympic gold 1994, born in Rochester, New York
  • Jukka Tammi, Finnish hockey goaltender (Team Finland Olympic bronze 1998), born in Tampere, Finland
  • Steve Tasker, American wide receiver (Buffalo Bills) and broadcaster (CBS Sports), born in Smith Center, Kansas

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Curtiz, Hungarian-born director (b. 1886)
  • Stuart Sutcliffe, bassist (Beatles), dies of brain hemorrhage at 21