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
  • Richard Coles, English musician (Communards - "Don't Leave Me This Way"), now a Church of England priest, and BBC broadcaster, born in Northampton
  • Yuri Pavlovich Gidzenko, Ukrainian lt-colonel/cosmonaut, born in Elanets, Soviet Union

Famous Deaths

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

About March 26, 1962

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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