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, commentator (Golf Channel), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Lady Bunny [Jon Ingle], American drag queen, promoter and founder of the annual Wigstock event, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Mark Gubicza, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Mark Robert Isfeld, combat engineer
  • Rameez Raja, cricketer (prolific Pakistani batsman)