What Happened on March 20, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Sjoukje Dijkstra becomes world champion figure skater

Famous Birthdays

  • Stephen Sommers, American film director

Famous Deaths


Person of interestA. E. Douglass

A. E. Douglass, American astronomer and inventor of dendrochronology (tree-ring dating) dies at 94

Archaeologist and astronomer A. E. Douglass
Archaeologist and astronomer
A. E. Douglass
  • C. Wright Mills, American sociologist and writer (The Power Elite), dies at 45