What Happened on October 20, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Chinese army lands in India
  • Musical "Mr President" opens at St James Theater New York for 265 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Peter, Paul and Mary's debut folk album "Peter, Paul and Mary" reaches No. 1 on US album charts

Folk Singer Mary Travers
Folk Singer
Mary Travers
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Ray Childress, NFL defensive tackle/defensive end (Houston Oilers)
  • Steven R "Randy" Jackson, US percussionist/singer (Enjoy Yourself)