On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1962

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Reed, Joliet IL, catcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • Mariella Frostrup, Norwegian born journalist and television presenter
  • Naomi Wolf, American author and feminist
  • Neal Shusterman, American author
  • Wim Kieft, Dutch soccer star (Ajax/Gir de Bordeaux/PSV)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Spitzmuller-Harmersbach, composer, dies at 68
  • Sid Tomack, American actor (The Life of Riley, Adventures of Superman), dies from a heart ailment at 55
1962 Highlights

About November 12, 1962

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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