On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1962

Historical Events


Music releaseTheater Premiere

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

Playwright Edward Albee
Playwright
Edward Albee

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJerry Rice

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

NFL Legend Jerry Rice
NFL Legend
Jerry Rice
  • 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? 58 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra