On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1962

Historical Events

  • 1st nuclear warhead fired from Polaris submarine (Ethan Allen)

Election of Interest

Antonio Segni elected President of Italy

  • Pathet Lao breaks cease fire and conquer Nam Tha Laos
  • US performs nuclear test at Pacific Ocean

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Yellin, American record producer
  • Neil Foster, cricketer (England right-fast medium)
  • Stan Cullimore, British guitarist (Housemartins, "Happy Hour"; "Caravan Of Love"), journalist, and music educator, born in Kingston upon Hull, Englan
1962 Highlights

About May 6, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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