On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1962

Historical Events

  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Courtney Walsh, West Indian cricket fast bowler and captain (132 Tests, 519 wickets @ 24.44; hat-trick v Aust 1988), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Danny Tartabull, outfielder (NY Yankees, Chicago White Sox), born in Miami, Florida
  • Mark Portugal, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Los Angeles, California
1962 Highlights

About October 30, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio