On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1962

Historical Events

  • 27th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 38-0 in Birmingham, their fourth straight shutout in the series
  • Classifications in minor league baseball are overhauled; Eastern and South Atlantic leagues are promoted from Class-A to Class-AA; classes B, C and D are abolished with those leagues being promoted to Class-A
  • KGMB TV channel 9 in Honolulu, HI (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Pamela McGee, American basketball center (Olympic gold 1984; 1997 WNBA Draft, 2nd overall pick, Sacramento Monarchs), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Robert F. Smith, American investor and philanthropist, born in Denver, Colorado
  • Stan Albers, American actor (Curtis-Loving), born in Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
  • Sylvie Daigle, Canadian speed skater (Olympic gold 3k relay 1992; World C'ship gold overall x 5), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec
1962 Highlights

About December 1, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius