On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1962

Historical Events

NBA Record

Philadelphia center Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record with 34 free-throw attempts (converts 19) in Warriors 139-121 win over St. Louis Hawks at Philadelphia Civic Center

Famous Birthdays

  • Lenda Murray, American body builder (4X Ms Olympia), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Les Wallace, Scottish darts player (BDO World Champion 1997), born in Forres, Scotland
  • Lisa Jacquin, American equestrian show jumper (Olympics 1996), born in Tucson, Arizona

Steve Irwin

Steve Irwin, Australian naturalist & TV personality (The Crocodile Hunter), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 2006)

1962 Highlights

About February 22, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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