What Happened on October 28, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Battle of InterestCuban Missile Crisis

Cuban missile crisis: US President JFK receives letter from Soviet Leaderr Khrushchev suggesting agreement
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  • Jo Weatherly in a Pontiac finishes 2nd to Rex White in season-ending Dixie 400 at Atlanta Motor Speedway to clinch his 1st of 2 consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Championships
  • NY Giant YA Tittle passes for 7 touchdowns vs Wash Redskins (49-34)
  • Radio Moscow reports nuclear missiles in Cuba deactivated
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Tate, fictional character on Soap
  • Daphne Zuniga, actress (Jo Reynolds-Melrose Place, Spaceballs), born in San Francisco, California
  • Erik Thorstvedt, Norwegian footballer
  • Peter Cantrell, cricketer (Queensland opening batsman, Neth WC 1996)
  • Scotty Nguyen, professional poker player

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Froidebise, composer, dies at 48