On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1962

Historical Events

  • KLRN TV channel 9 in San Antonio, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting

US Men's Tennis Open

US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Rod Laver completes his first Grand Slam defeating fellow Queenslander Roy Emerson 6-2, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4

US Open Women's Tennis

US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Australian Margaret Smith beats defending champion Darlene Hard 9-7, 6-4 for her first US singles crown

  • WDCN TV channel 8 in Nashville, TN (PBS) begins broadcasting
1962 Highlights

About September 10, 1962

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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