On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1962

Historical Events

  • 4th Daytona 500: Race winner Fireball Roberts dominates the event, leading 144 of the 200 laps
  • France & Algerian Muslims negotiate truce to end 7 year war

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Reasons, American NFL linebacker (NY Giants), born in Crowley, Texas
  • Julie Strain, American actress (Witchcraft IV), born in Concord, California
  • Simon Fletcher, American NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos), born in Bay City, Texas
1962 Highlights

About February 18, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius