On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1962

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Kate Spade, American fashion designer, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2018)
  • Michael Ray, American jazz trumpeter, born in Trenton, New Jersey
1962 Highlights

About December 24, 1962

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn