On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1962

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Dong-Wook Song, South Korean tennis player, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Duffy Waldorf Jr, American golfer (4 PGA Tour titles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • James Marsters, American actor (Spike-Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in Greenville, California
1962 Highlights

About August 20, 1962

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo