On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1962

Historical Events

  • Antonio Segni becomes President of Italy
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
  • US sends troops to Thailand

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve Bono, NFL quarterback (KC Chiefs, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Luther, German politician (Chancellor, 1925-6), dies at 83
1962 Highlights

About May 11, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus