On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1962

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

Edward Albee's play "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" opens on Broadway featuring actress Uta Hagen

Famous Birthdays

Jerry Rice

Jerry Rice, American Pro and College Football Hall of Fame wide receiver (SF 49ers, 13 x Pro Bowl), born in Starkville, Mississippi

  • Kelly Preston, American actress (Mischief, Twins, A Tigers Tale), born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 2020)
1962 Highlights

About October 13, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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