On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1962

Historical Events

  • 16th NHL All-Star Game, Maple Leaf Garden, Toronto, ON: Toronto Maple Leafs beat All-Stars, 4-1; MVP: Eddie Shack, Toronto, LW
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Rich Yett, baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Tod Browning, American film director (Dracula), dies at 82
1962 Highlights

About October 6, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 59 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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