On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1962

Historical Events

  • General Charles P Cabell, USAF, ends term as deputy director of CIA
  • Samuel Gravely assumes command of destroyer escort "USS Falgout", first African American to command a combat ship

Famous Birthdays

  • Lena Bloch, Russian-American jazz saxophonist, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Sophie Muller, English music video director, born in London, United Kingdom
1962 Highlights

About January 31, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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