On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1962

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicholas Turturro, actor (James Martinez-NYPD Blue), born in Queens, New York
  • Olga Tokarczuk, Polish writer (Primeval and Other Times), 2018 Nobel Prize for Literature, born in Sulechów, Poland

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich-Max "Fritz" Kreisler, Austrian-American violinist and composer (Alt-Wiener Tanzweisen), dies at 86
1962 Highlights

About January 29, 1962

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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