On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1962

Historical Events

  • "New Faces of '62" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 28 performances
  • MLB's National League releases its first 162-game schedule due to expansion (18 games between opponents)

Famous Birthdays

  • José Luis Cuciuffo, Argentinian soccer defender (21 caps; Vélez Sársfield, Boca Juniors, Nîmes Olympique), born in Córdoba, Argentina (d. 2004)
  • Manuel Amoros, French soccer defender (82 caps; Monaco, Marseille), born in Nîmes, France
  • Tomoyasu Hotei, Japanese guitarist, born in Takasaki, Japan
1962 Highlights

About February 1, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius