On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1962

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Dmitri Shostakovich's opera "Katerina Ismailova" premieres in Moscow


Famous Birthdays

  • James Kottak, American rock drummer (Scorpians, 1996-2016), born in Louisville, Kentucky
1962 Highlights

About December 26, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn