On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • French & Italian workers break through at Mont Blanc Vehicular Tunnel
  • NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 60,000 m
  • US mail truck in Plymouth, Mass robbed of more than $1.5 million

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Foltz, American golfer and commentator (Golf Channel), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Mark Gubicza, American baseball pitcher (KC Royals), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Mark Robert Isfeld, Canadian soldier and United Nations peacekeeper, born in Zweibr├╝cken, Germany
  • Rameez Raja, Pakistani cricketer (prolific Pakistani batsman), born in Faisalabad, Pakistan