On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Stop the World, I Want to Get Off" opens at Shubert NYC for 886 performances
  • SF Giants (103-62) beat rivals LA Dodgers (102-63), 6-4 in season ending NL pennant decider; Dodgers set MLB record season attendance 2,755,184
  • Wally Schirra in Sigma 7 launched into Earth orbit

Famous Birthdays

  • Tommy Lee, American musician (Mötley Crüe)