On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1962

Historical Events

  • Phillies score 10 runs in an inning against Reds en route to 13-8 win
  • South Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes
  • Students for a Democratic Society complete the Port Huron Statement
  • WWUP TV channel 10 in Sault Ste Marie, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Rost, Hungarian lyric soprano, born in Budapest, Hungary

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Cortot, French-Swiss pianist and teacher, dies at 84
1962 Highlights

About June 15, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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