On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1962

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Kurvers, American ice hockey defenseman (Hobey Baker Award 1984; Stanley Cup 1986 Montreal Canadiens), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2021)

Famous Divorces

Divorce of Interest

Actress Janet Leigh (35) divorces actor Tony Curtis (37) after 10 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Marcel Delannoy, French composer, dies at 64
1962 Highlights

About September 14, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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