What Happened on October 23, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Adlai Stevenson speaks at UN about Cuba crisis
  • USAF Major Robert A Rushworth takes X-15 to 40,800m
  • WCIV TV channel 4 in Charleston, South Carolina (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Beatie Edney, actress (Diary of a Mad Old Man), born in London, England
  • Christo van Rensburg, South Africa, tennis star
  • Daria Scagliola, Italian/Dutch photographer (vuurtorenpostzegels)
  • Doug Flutie, CFL/NFL quarterback (Argonauts, Generals, Bears, Pats)
  • Mike Tomczak, NFL quarterback (Pittsburgh Steelers)