On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1962

Historical Events

  • 29th Chicago College All-Star Game: Green Bay 42, All-Stars 20, 65,000 at Soldier Field
  • NY Met Frank Thomas hits his 6th HR in 3 games

Famous Birthdays

  • Alberto Tous, Spanish tennis star, born in Palma, Spain
  • Lucky Dube, South African reggae musician, born in Ermelo, Transvaal (d. 2007)
  • Tina Lehtola, Finnish women's ski jumper (world's record holder), born in Finland
1962 Highlights

About August 3, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo