On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday

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