What Happened on May 8, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 965 performances
  • 1st Atlas Centaur Launch
  • London trolley buses (electrically powered buses using overhead supply) go out of service

Famous Birthdays

  • Terry Baker, CFL kicker (Montreal Alouettes)