On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1962

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

49th Tour de France; Defending champion Jacques Anquetil of France claims his 3rd Tour victory

Road Cyclist Jacques Anquetil
Road Cyclist
Jacques Anquetil
  • Algeria becomes member of Arab League
  • Netherlands and Indonesia reach agreement over New Guinea

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Gray, British audio engineer, and record producer (UB40; Apollo 440; Stealth Sonic Orchestra), born in Sydney, Australia
1962 Highlights

About July 15, 1962

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

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