On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1962

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 [Bass], American drummer (Mötley Crüe - "Girls, Girls, Girls"), born in Kypseli, Athens, Greece
1962 Highlights

About October 3, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra