On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st AFL All Star Game, Balboa Stadium, SD: Western Division beats Eastern Division, 47-27; MVP Cotton Davidson, Dallas Texans, QB

MurderAssassination Attempt

Assassination attempt fails on Indonesian President Sukarno

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia
  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to John Hall Wheelock

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Dugin, Russian politician, born in Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
  • Hallie Todd, American actress (Check is in the Mail), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jeff Montgomery, American baseball player (KC Royals), born in Wellston, Ohio