What Happened on May 22, 1962

Historical Events

  • 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

Baseball Record

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

1962 History

Famous Birthdays

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

About May 22, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stranger On The Shore - Mr. Acker Bilk
  • UK #1 Song: Good Luck Charm - Elvis Presley