On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1962

Historical Events

  • Herb Gardner's "Thousand Clowns" premieres in NYC
  • Mgr J Daems appointed bishop of Antwerp

Historic Event

NASA civilian pilot Neil Armstrong takes X-15 to 54,600 m

  • St Bernard Tunnel finished-Swiss/Italians workers shake hands

Famous Birthdays

  • Lana Clarkson, American actress (d. 2003)
1962 Highlights

About April 5, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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