On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1962

Historical Events

Historic Event

Ex-president of Yugoslavia Milovan Djilas sentenced to 5 years in jail

Politician and Writer Milovan Djilas
Politician and Writer
Milovan Djilas
  • Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan elected second President of India
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island

Famous Birthdays

  • C. C. DeVille, American rocker (Poison - "Talk Dirty to Me"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Ian Astbury, British-Canadian rock singer and songwriter (The Cult - "Fire Woman"), born in Heswall, Cheshire, England

Famous Weddings

Juan Carlos I

Princess Sophia of Greece weds Don Juan Carlos of Spain

King of Spain Juan Carlos I
King of Spain
Juan Carlos I

Famous Deaths

  • Florence Auer, American actress (b. 1880)
1962 Highlights

About May 14, 1962

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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