What Happened on April 3, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Jockey Eddie Arcaro retires after 31 years (24,092 races)
  • Lt General Marshall S Carter, USA, becomes deputy director of CIA

Famous Birthdays

  • Jennifer Rubin, American actress
  • John Gruffith, rocker (Red Rockers)
  • Mike Ness, rocker (Social Distortion)
  • Nancy Filteau, Swift Current Saskatchawan, 72k judoka (Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Benny "Kid" Paret, US welterweight boxer, dies after fight, at 24
  • Manolis Kalomiris, Greek opera composer, dies at 78