On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1962

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

JFK visits San Francisco

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • Nawab of Pataudi captains India cricket v WI age 21 years 77 days
  • Wake Forest coach "Bones" McKinney becomes 2nd person to play and coach
  • William DeWitt buys Cincinnati Reds for $4,625,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve Redgrave, British rower (5 Olympic gold medals 1984-2000) world's most successful male rower, born in Marlow

Famous Deaths

  • Josephus RH van Schaik, lawyer/vice-premier of Neth, dies at 80
  • Val Paul, American actor and director (Suspense, The Phantom Thief), dies at 75
1962 Highlights

About March 23, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries