On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1962

Historical Events

  • 1st time 2 people in space
  • Russia launches Vostok 4, Pavel Popovich, who lands safely Aug 15

Famous Birthdays

  • Miss Cleo [Youree Dell Harris], American psychic (Psychic Readers Network), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
1962 Highlights

About August 12, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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