What Happened on June 30, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 17th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Murle Lindstrom
  • French Foreign Legion leaves Algeria
  • LA Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits NY Mets, 5-0
  • Premier Ben Khedda disbands Algerian Liberation Army fighters
  • Rwanda and Burundi become independent

Famous Birthdays

  • Julianne Regan, rocker (All About Eve-All About Scarlet)
  • Tony Fern├índez, Dominican baseball player
  • Vladimir Mikolaevich Dezhurov, Mordovia, astronaut (Mir 18, STS-71)

Famous Deaths

  • Caspar Neher, Austrian-German set designer and librettist, dies at 65