On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday

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