On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1962

Historical Events

  • In Paris, 8 people killed at a protest against independence for the French colony Algeria
  • KACB TV channel 3 in San Angelo, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1962 Highlights

About February 8, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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