On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 32nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at D.C. Stadium, Washington

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Martin Luther King Jr. arrested during demonstration in Georgia

Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Activist
Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Telstar, 1st geosynchronous communications satellite, launched
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Saxon, American NFL punter (Minnesota Vikings), born in Whittier, California