On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1962

Historical Events

  • 51st Davis Cup: Australia beats Mexico in Brisbane (5-0)
  • UN troops occupies Elizabethstad Katanga

Famous Birthdays

  • Keith Lee, American basketball player (Memphis State), born in West Memphis, Arkansas
  • Michel Petrucciani, French jazz pianist (100 Hearts), born in Orange, France (d. 1999)
  • Rachel Z [Nicolazzo], American jazz and rock pianist ("Tokyo Blue"; Ozmosys), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Kathleen Clifford, American actress (b. 1887)
1962 Highlights

About December 28, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn