On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1962

Historical Events

  • 160 civil right activists jailed after demonstration in Albany, Georgia
  • Battles on Chinese & Indies boundary

Famous Birthdays

  • Ike Eisenmann, actor (Scott-Fantastic Journey), born in Houston, Texas
  • Lee Aaron, Canadian rock singer (Metal Queen), born in Belleville, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • G. M. Trevelyan [George Macaulay Trevelyan], British historian and academic, dies at 86
1962 Highlights

About July 21, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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