On This Day

What Happened on March 28, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Devastating 8 for 6 spell by Gibbs gives WI cricket victory over India
  • Military coup in Syria, President Nazim al-Kudsi flees

Famous Birthdays

  • Ged Grimes, Scottish rocker (Simple Minds), born in Dundee, Scotland
  • Jure Franko, Slovenian-Yugoslav alpine skier, born in Nova Gorica, Slovenia
  • Terry Szopinski, American pro-wrestler (The Warlord), born in Pompano Beach, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Hugo Wast, Argentine writer (b. 1883)