On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1962

Historical Events

  • 1,000,000th NBA point scored
  • Harris County voters approve all-weather stadium for Houston Colt .45s
  • Kinderman Place in the Bronx named
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestRalph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes, English actor (Schindler's List, The English Patient), born in Ipswich, Suffolk


1962 Highlights

About December 22, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn