On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1962

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Donovan, English musician (Big Audio Dynamite)
  • Suzanne Collins, American author (The Hunger Games Trilogy), born in Hartford, Connecticut

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Marlon Brando (38) marries Tahitian actress Tarita Teriipaia (20) (divorced 1972)


Famous Deaths

  • Ted Husing, sportscaster (Monday Night Fights), dies at 60
1962 Highlights

About August 10, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo