On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1962

Historical Events

  • 69 killed in bus crash (Ahmedabad India)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Benjamin Britten's "War Requiem" premieres

  • 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

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
1962 Highlights

About May 30, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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