On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1962

Historical Events

  • Japan conducts a test of the NAMC YS-11, its first aircraft since the war and its only successful commercial aircraft from before or after the war.

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Litvinenko, Russian KGB officer, born in Voronezh, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (d. 2006)
  • Ricky Sanders, American NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins), born in Temple, Texas
1962 Highlights

About August 30, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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