On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1962

Historical Events

  • Mariner 2 makes 1st US fly-by of another planet (Venus)
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Bharat Arun, Indian cricketer (Indian pace bowler late-80's), born in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Chris Dahlquist, American NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators), born in Fridley, Minnesota
  • Glenda E. Gray, South African scientist specializing in HIV research, born in Boksburg, South Africa
1962 Highlights

About December 14, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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