On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1962

Historical Events

  • 55.9 cm rainfall at Hackberry, Louisiana (state record)
  • Dr Geza De Kaplany tortures his wife with acid to punish her for supposed infidelity

Music releaseMusic Recording

Tony Sheridan & Beat Brothers (The Beatles) record "Ya Ya (Parts 1 + 2)" in Hamburg, Germany

Singer-Songwriter and Guitarist Tony Sheridan
Singer-Songwriter and Guitarist
Tony Sheridan

Famous Birthdays

  • David Fincher, American film director and producer (The Social Network, Gone Girl), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Paul Allen, English footballer, born in Aveley, England
  • Rick Fehr, American golfer (2 PGA Tour titles), born in Seattle, Washington
1962 Highlights

About August 28, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo