What Happened on October 23, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Adlai Stevenson speaks at the United Nations about the Cuba crisis

US Politician and Presidential Candidate Adlai Stevenson II
US Politician and Presidential Candidate
Adlai Stevenson II
  • 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)