On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1962

Historical Events

  • JFK visits San Francisco
  • 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? 58 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries