On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1962

Historical Events

  • Demonstration for sovereign status of New Guinea in Amsterdam
  • France retains the Five Nations Rugby Championship with an 11-0 win over Ireland at Stade Colombes, Paris

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Georges Pompidou becomes Prime Minister of France after the resignation of Michel Debré

French President Georges Pompidou
French President
Georges Pompidou

Famous Birthdays

  • James Carpenter, fencer-epee (Olympics 1996), born in Canton, Connecticut
1962 Highlights

About April 14, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries