On This Day

What Happened on March 28, 1962

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)
1962 Highlights

About March 28, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries