On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1962

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NASA civilian pilot Joseph A. Walker takes X-15 to 46,900m

Experimental Physicist, Astronaut and NASA Test Pilot Joseph A. Walker
Experimental Physicist, Astronaut and NASA Test Pilot
Joseph A. Walker

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAl Unser Jr.

Al Unser Jr., American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1992, 94), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Indy Car Driver Al Unser Jr.
Indy Car Driver
Al Unser Jr.
1962 Highlights

About April 19, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries