On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1962

Historical Events

  • Egyptian President Nasser declares Gaza belongs to Palestinians
  • US advisors in South-Vietnam join the fight

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Green, American actor (Sam Fowler-Another World), born in Columbus, Indiana
  • Jan Furtok, Polish footballer, born in Katowice, Poland

Famous Deaths

  • Howard Engstrom, Boston, a designer of Univac computer, dies at 59
1962 Highlights

About March 9, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces