On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1962

Historical Events

  • Homer Blancos plays finest round in golf, shooting a 55

Famous Birthdays

  • Angelo Debarre, French gypsy jazz guitarist (Mémoires: Memories of Django), born in Saint-Denis, France
  • Eric Lutes, Charlestown RI, actor (Del-Caroline in the City)
  • Michael J Massimino, Oceanside NY, PhD/astronaut
  • Tammy Bruce, American political commentator
  • Valerie Kaprisky, actress (Breathless, Public Woman), born in Paris, France

Famous Deaths

  • Kerstin Hesselgren, 1st woman in Swedish parliament, dies at 90
1962 Highlights

About August 19, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo