What Happened on March 21, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dutch RC bishop Beckers declares himself in favor of birth control
  • Philadelphia retires pitcher Robin Roberts' # 36
  • Yogi the bear becomes the 1st creature to be ejected at supersonic speeds by the US military testing ejection seats

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Waid, American comic book writer

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Matthew Broderick, American actor (WarGames, Biloxi Blues), born in NYC, New York

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Rosie O'Donnell, comedienne, actress and TV host (League of Their Own, Flintstones, Rosie, born in Commack, New York

Comedienne Rosie O'Donnell
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Rosie O'Donnell

Famous Weddings


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Academy award-winning actor Rex Harrison (54) weds actress and third wife Rachel Roberts (34) in Genoa, Italy