On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1962

Historical Events

Historic Event

JFK arrives in Uruguay

  • Snow falls in San Francisco

Famous Birthdays

  • Marie Trintignant, French actress (d. 2003)
  • Tyler Cowen, American economist

Famous Deaths

  • André Lhote, French painter and art historian (Traité du paysage), dies at 76
1962 Highlights

About January 21, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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