On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1962

Historical Events

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

14th Emmy Awards: Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth win

Actress Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
Comedian and Actor Bob Newhart
Comedian and Actor
Bob Newhart
  • Continental Airlines Flight 11 crashes after bombs explode on board
  • Major Robert A Rushworth, USAF, takes X-15 to 30,600m
  • Netherlands telephone network becomes completely automated

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inning game

Baseball Player Roger Maris
Baseball Player
Roger Maris

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Pillman, American professional wrestler, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1997)
1962 Highlights

About May 22, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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