On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • NY Mets tiea NL record by losing 9 straight to start season
  • Pirates tie then record of 10 straight wins to start season
  • Stanley Cup Final, Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL: Dick Duff scores the winner as Toronto Maple Leafs beat Chicago Blackhawks, 2-1 for a 4-2 series victory

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Minter, English video game programmer

Famous Deaths

  • Solomon Pimsleur, French composer, dies at 61
  • Vera Reynolds, actress (Dragnet Patrol, Lawless Woman), dies at 62