On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1962

Historical Events

  • Ex-present of Yugoslavia Milovan Djilas sentenced to 5 years in jail
  • 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, Merseyside, rock vocalist (Cult-Fire Woman)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

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? 58 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus