On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1962

Historical Events

  • AEC announces 1st atomic power plant in Antarctica in operation

Famous Birthdays

  • Brant Ian Woodward, New Zealand trap shooter (Olympics 1996), born in Hurstville, New Zealand
  • David Sparrow, English actor
  • Greg Kragen, NFL nose tackle (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • Simon Bisley, British comic book artist

Famous Deaths

  • Cairine R Wilson, 1st Canadian female senator (appointed), dies at 77
  • George Mogridge, Major League Baseball pitcher (b. 1889)
1962 Highlights

About March 4, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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