On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1962

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

  • Charles Papa, Kenyan comedian and actor (Papa Shirandula), born in Busia, Kenya (d. 2020)
  • Mike Saxon, American NFL punter (Minnesota Vikings), born in Whittier, California
1962 Highlights

About July 10, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer