On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday

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