On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1962

Historical Events

  • Maria Oeljanov, 1st airship with nuclear missiles, arrives in Cuba

Baseball Record

Milwaukee Brave Warren Spahn sets HR record of 31 by a pitcher

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Warren Spahn
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Warren Spahn

Famous Birthdays

  • Galina Chistyakova, Russian jumper (world record 1988), born in Izmail, Ukraine
  • Jody Reed, American infielder (San Diego Padres), born in Tampa, Florida
1962 Highlights

About July 26, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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