On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1962

Famous Birthdays

  • Jamie Moyer, Sellersville PA, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • Kirk Hammett, American heavy-metal guitarist (Metallica - Master of Puppets; "Enter Sandman"), born in San Francisco, California
  • Vladimir Vladimirovich Karashtin, Russian cosmonaut

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Singer Barry White (18) weds childhood sweetheart Betty Smith

Singer Barry White
Barry White

Famous Deaths

  • Luc Haesaerts, Flemish art critic (Flandre), dies at 63

Person of interestNiels Bohr

Niels Bohr, Danish physicist who expanded quantum physics (Nobel Prize 1922), dies at 77

Nobel Prize Winning Physicist Niels Bohr
Nobel Prize Winning Physicist
Niels Bohr

1962 Highlights

About November 18, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 58 years and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio