On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1962

Historical Events

  • Byron R. White appointed to the US Supreme Court
  • WLOX TV channel 13 in Biloxi-Gulfport, MS (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Philip Blackburn, British-American composer (Ghostly Psalms), sound artist, musicologist (Harry Partch), and record executive (Innova), born in Cambridge, England
  • Susan DeMattei, American cyclist (Olympic bronze 1996), born in San Francisco, California
1962 Highlights

About October 15, 1962

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 59 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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