On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 1962

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 baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1990, 94, 95, 97; World Series 1990; NLCS MVP 1990; Cincinnati Reds), 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
1962 Highlights

About September 19, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo