What Happened on August 23, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st Europe-US live TV program (via Telstar)

Famous Birthdays

  • Glenn Healy, Pickering, NHL goalie (NY Rangers)
  • Kyle Clifton, NFL linebacker (NY Jets)
  • Martin Cauchon, Canadian politician

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Musician and member of the Beatles, John Lennon weds Cynthia Powell

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund "Hoot" Gibson, American rodeo champion, western actor, director, and producer (Horse Soldier, Last Outlaw), dies from cancer at 70
  • Irving Fine, composer (Toccata), dies at 47
  • Walter Anderson, German folklorist, dies at 76