On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1962

Famous Birthdays

Michael Houser

Michael Houser, American guitarist (Widespread Panic), born in Boone, North Carolina (d. 2002)

  • Philip Brown, English 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Birmingham, England
  • Sean Landeta, NFL place kicker (NY Giants), born in Baltimore, Maryland

Famous Deaths

  • Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57
1962 Highlights

About January 6, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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