On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1962

Historical Events

  • 1st nuclear warhead fired from Polaris submarine (Ethan Allen)
  • 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)
1962 Highlights

About May 6, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus