On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1962

Historical Events

Cuban Missile Crisis

Cuban Missile Crisis: US President John F. Kennedy addresses TV about Russian missile bases in Cuba and imposes a naval blockade on Cuba, beginning the missile crisis

Historic Event

JFK receives Ugandan premier Milton Obote

  • Pacific Science Center opens at Seattle Center
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1962 Highlights

About October 22, 1962

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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