On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1962

Historical Events

  • Thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Anisoara Stanciu-Cusmir, Romanian long jumper (Olympic gold 1984), born in Br─âila, Romania

Famous Deaths

  • Mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher, dies at 59
1962 Highlights

About June 28, 1962

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

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer