On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1962

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

Evander Holyfield

Evander Holyfield, American boxer (Olympic bronze 1988) and world champion (1990-92), born in Atmore, Alabama

  • Ruud Bread, soccer player (NAC)
  • Tracy Chevalier, American author
1962 Highlights

About October 19, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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