On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1962

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Tournament

LPGA Titleholders Championship Women's Golf, Augusta CC: Mickey Wright wins her 8th major title in a playoff with Ruth Jessen

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NASA civilian pilot Joseph A. Walker takes X-15 to 75,190 m

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

1962 Highlights

About April 30, 1962

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

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus