On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1962

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Fidel Castro accepts removal of Soviet weapons

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro
  • KOET (now KULC) TV channel 9 in Ogden, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • SN Behrman's "Lord Pengo" premieres in NYC
  • Todor Zjivkov becomes premier of Bulgaria

Famous Birthdays

  • Dodie Boy PeƱalosa, Philippine boxer

Person of interestJodie Foster

Jodie Foster, American actress (The Accused, The Silence of the Lambs), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
  • Salim Jaffer, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 14 Tests 1986-91)
1962 Highlights

About November 19, 1962

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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