What Happened on May 30, 1962

Historical Events

  • 69 killed in bus crash (Ahmedabad India)

Music History

Benjamin Britten's "War Requiem" incorporating the poems of Wilfred Owen premieres, marking the consecration of the new Coventry Cathedral

  • Indianapolis 500: Rodger Ward and Len Sutton finish 1st-2nd for Leader Cards Racing; Parnelli Jones breaks 150 mph (240 km/h) barrier in qualifying
1962 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Gunnarsson, Swedish tennis star
  • John Alt, NFL tackle (KC Chiefs)
  • Kevin Eastman, American comic book creator
  • Tonya Pinkins, actress (Livia Frye-All My Children), born in Chicago, Illinois
Born in 1962

About May 30, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

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