On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Cheri Oteri, American actress and comedian, born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • Ken Rosenthal, American sportswriter and reporter, born in Oyster Bay, Long Island
  • Randy Myers, American pitcher (Chicago Cubs, Baltimore Orioles), born in Vancouver, Washington
  • Tonja Walker, American actress (Alex-One Life to Live), born in Huntington, West Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Nikolai Pogodin, Soviet playwright, dies at 61