On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1962

Historical Events

  • "Bravo, Giovanni" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 76 performances
  • Australia's 1st entry in America's Cup yacht race (US wins)
  • KC A's Bill Fischer sets record of 69 1/3 innings without a walk
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • WOKR TV channel 13 in Rochester, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Aubrey Matthews, NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions)
  • Dina Lohan, American actress and reality television star, mother of Lindsay Lohan
  • Earnest Byner, NFL running back (Cleveland Browns)
  • Patricia "Patty" Shea, Belmont NY, field hockey goalie (Olympics 1996)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Janet Leigh (35) weds stockbroker Robert Brandt

Actress Janet Leigh
Janet Leigh

1962 Highlights

About September 15, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo