What Happened on September 26, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • LA Dodger Maury Wills becomes 1st to steal 100 bases (en route to 104)
  • TV comedy series "Beverly Hillbillies" premieres on CBS
  • Yemen Arab Republic proclaimed (National Day)

Famous Birthdays

  • Melissa Sue Anderson, Cal, actress (Little House on the Prairie)
  • Peter Foster, Australian con-man
  • Steve Moneghetti, Australian marathoner (Olympic 5th 1988, 92, 96)
  • Tracey Thorn, rock vocalist (Everything But The Girl)