On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1962

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Theodore H. White (Making of President 1960)
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Robbie Knievel, American daredevil, son of Evel (Chips Something Special), born in Butte, Montana

Famous Deaths

  • Jimmy Conlin, American actor (Sin of Harold Diddlebock), dies at 77