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

Barry White

Singer Barry White (18) weds childhood sweetheart Betty Smith

Famous Deaths

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

Niels Bohr

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


1962 Highlights

About November 18, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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