What Happened on August 18, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Peter, Paul & Mary release their first hit "If I Had a Hammer"

Famous Birthdays

  • Felipe Calderón, President of Mexico
  • Sandra Marie Miller Farmer-Patrick, 400m hurdler, born in Kingston, Jamaica

Famous Deaths

  • Cleo Ridgely, silent screen actress (I Remember Mama), dies at 68