On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1962

Historical Events

  • BART bond issue just gets by with a 66.9% favorable vote
  • Edward M. Kennedy 1st elected as Democratic Senator for Massachusetts

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Edward W. Brooke (R) elected attorney general of Massachusetts

US Senator Edward W. Brooke
US Senator
Edward W. Brooke
  • Saudi Arabia proclaims abolition of slavery
  • Statue of Joseph Stalin in Prague is removed as part of de-Stalinzation efforts
  • UN General Assembly adopts resolution condemning South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Aznil Nawawi, Malaysian host, actor and singer, born in Kampung Datuk Keramat, Kuala Lumpur
1962 Highlights

About November 6, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 58 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio