On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1962

Historical Events

  • Bob Aspromonte sets NL 3rd baseman record of 57 cons errorless games
  • Charlie Finley is denied permission to move As to Dallas-Fort Worth
  • Rwanda, Burundi, Jamaica & Trinidad admitted (105th-108th) to UN
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Joanne Catherall, English rock vocalist (Human League), born in Sheffield, England
  • John Fashanu, English soccer striker (2 caps; Wimbledon FC) and TV presenter (Gladiators; Fash's Football Challenge; Deal or No Deal Nigeria), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Therese Neumann, German stigma, dies at 64
1962 Highlights

About September 18, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 9 months and 9 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