On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1962

Historical Events

  • Nyasaland secedes from Rhodesia & Nyasaland
  • Street signs in Golden Gate Park approved by Park Commission
  • Transit 5A1, 1st operational navigational satellite, launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Bettina Huebers, claims to be the illegitimate daughter of Paul McCartney, born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Charith Senanayake, cricketer (played for Sri Lanka v NZ 1991)
  • Jill Talley, American actress (SpongeBob SquarePants), born in Chicago, Illinois
1962 Highlights

About December 19, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius