On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1962

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Montgomery CC: Mickey Wright wins on the 4th hole of a sudden-death playoff with Mary Lena Faulk

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright

Famous Birthdays

  • Eduardo Palomo, Mexican actor (d. 2003)
  • Kathleen Jamie, Scottish poet
  • Paul McDermott, Australian comedian
  • Sean McDonough, American sports newscaster

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Jenks, American actor (Colonel Flack, Zombies on Broadway), dies of cancer at 60
  • Franz Jozef Kline, US expressionist painter, dies at 51
  • H Trendley Dean, doctor (introduced fluoridation into water)
1962 Highlights

About May 13, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus