On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1962

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestMichael Houser

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

Guitarist Michael Houser
Michael Houser
  • 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? 58 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn