On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1962

Historical Events

  • 500 Indonesian parachutist land on New Guinea

British Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Royal Troon: Arnold Palmer wins his 2nd consecutive Open, 6 strokes clear of runner-up Kel Nagle of Australia

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Rhonda Vincent, American bluegrass singer, songwriter, and musician born in Kirksville, Missouri
  • Tom Kenny, American voice actor (SpongeBob), born in Syracuse, New York
1962 Highlights

About July 13, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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