On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1962

Historical Events

  • Algeria votes for independence from France
  • Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days)

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre Braugher, American actor (Homicide: Life on the Street, Brooklyn Nine-Nine), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Marti[n] Frederiksen, American songwriter, record producer, and musician, born in Hawthorne, California.
1962 Highlights

About July 1, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 58 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer