On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1962

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
Sukarno
  • 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
1962 Highlights

About January 7, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn