On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1962

Historical Events

  • 19 die in a train crash in Steelton, Pennsylvania
  • Mariner I launched to Mars falls into Atlantic Ocean

Famous Birthdays

  • Rachel Sweet, American singer, born in Akron, Ohio

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

NBA player Lenny Wilkens (24) weds Marilyn Reed

NBA Point Guard and Coach Lenny Wilkens
NBA Point Guard and Coach
Lenny Wilkens

1962 Highlights

About July 28, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo