On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

ABC's 1st color TV series - The Jetsons by Hanna-Barbera first broadcast

Animator William Hanna
William Hanna
Animator Joseph Barbera
Joseph Barbera
  • LA Dodgers shortstop Maury Wills breaks Ty Cobb's 1915 MLB steals record, recording #97 on his way to 104
  • Martin Walser's "Esche und Angora" premieres in Berlin
  • NY's Philharmonic Hall (since renamed Avery Fisher Hall) opens as 1st unit of Lincoln Center for Performing Arts

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Warren Pierce, Cherry Hill NJ, hurdler