On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1962

Historical Events

  • 1st Lockheed A-12 is taxi tested
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology sends TV signal by satellite for 1st time: California to Massachusetts

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Sandy Koufax's 2nd 18-strikeout game

Baseball Pitcher Sandy Koufax
Baseball Pitcher
Sandy Koufax

Famous Birthdays

  • Stuart Pearce, English soccer defender (78 caps; Nottingham Forest) and manager (England U-21 2007-13; Great Britain Olympic team 2012; Manchester City), born in London, England
1962 Highlights

About April 24, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus