On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1962

Historical Events

  • US Supreme Court backs 1-man-1-vote apportionment of seats in state legistature

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJohn Stockton

John Stockton, NBA guard (Utah Jazz, Olympic gold 1996), born in Spokane, Washington

NBA Point Guard John Stockton
NBA Point Guard
John Stockton
  • Kevin Seitzer, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Springfield, Illinois
  • Maarten de Young, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Richard Coles, English musician (Communards-Don't Leave Me This Way), born in Northampton
  • Yuri Pavlovich Gidzenko, Russian lt-colonel/cosmonaut

Famous Deaths

  • Augusta Savage, African-American sculptor and equal rights advocate dies at 72
  • Marjorie Colton, inventor of wax paper, dies at 64
1962 Highlights

About March 26, 1962

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries