On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1962

Historical Events

  • Outfielder Jack Reed hits his only MLB home run in the 22nd-inning as NY Yankees edge Detroit Tigers, 9-7 in slowest extra-inning game in league history; 7:00 hours

Famous Deaths

  • Lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Model Wife, Florian), dies at 83
1962 Highlights

About June 24, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer