What Happened on September 12, 1962

Historical Events

  • Wash Senator Tom Cheney strikes out record 21 Orioles in 16 inn game

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Yasbeck, American actress (Casey Davenport-Wings, Mask), born in Blue Ash, Ohio
  • Dino Merlin, Bosnian singer and songwriter, born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Born in 1962

Famous Deaths

  • William Frederick Archdall Ellison, Irish clergyman and astronomer (director of the Armagh Observatory), dies at 53
1962 Highlights

About September 12, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sherry - The 4 Seasons
  • UK #1 Song: She's Not You - Elvis Presley