On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1962

Historical Events

  • Ben Bella wins 1st elections in independent Algeria

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mississippi Governor Ross Barnett refuses to admit an African-American, James Meredith, to Mississippi University

Civil Rights Activist James Meredith
Civil Rights Activist
James Meredith

1962 Highlights

About September 20, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo