On This Day

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

Person of interestMatthew Broderick

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

Person of interestRosie O'Donnell

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

Comedienne Rosie O'Donnell
Rosie O'Donnell

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

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