On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1962

Historical Events

  • Arnold Wesker's "Chips with Everything" premieres in London
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Ángel Comizzo, Argentine football goalkeeper, born in Reconquista, Argentina
  • James LeGros, American actor (Point Break, Enemy of the State), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • PattiSue Plumer, American 3k runner (Gold-Seattle '90), born in Covina, California

Famous Deaths

  • A. K. Fazlul Huq, Bengali statesman, dies at 88
1962 Highlights

About April 27, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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