On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1962

Historical Events

  • Blacks begin passive resistance in Cairo Ill
  • Boston Red Sox Earl Wilson no-hits LA Angels, 2-0
  • WSEC (now WLRN) TV channel 17 in Miami, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • George Windsor, Earl of St Andrews, elder son of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, born in Coppins, Iver, Buckinghamshire, England
  • Jerome Kersey, American NBA forward (Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers), born in Clarksville, Virginia (d. 2015)
1962 Highlights

About June 26, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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