On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 1962

Historical Events

  • "Gay Life" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 113 performances
  • Russian newspaper Izvestia reports baseball is an old Russian game
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Barbara Roles
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Monty Hoyt

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Twardecki, Polish historian

Clint Black

Clint Black, American country vocalist (Killin' Time, A Better Man), born in Long Branch, New Jersey

  • Dan Plesac, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Michael Riley, Canadian actor
  • Vern Fleming, American NBA basketball player (Olympic gold 1984), born in NYC, New York
1962 Highlights

About February 4, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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