On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1962

Historical Events

  • Military uprising under Col Abdullah as-Sallal North Yemen

Historic Publication

Rachel Carson publishes 'Silent Spring' about the deleterious impacts of pesticide use in the US on the environment

  • US sells Israel Hawk anti-aircraft missiles

Famous Birthdays

  • Gavin Larsen, New Zealand cricket fast/medium bowler (8 Tests, 24 wickets; 121 ODIs, 113 wickets; chairman selectors), born in Wellington, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Francisco Brochado da Rocha, Prime Minister of Brazil (1962), dies at 52
1962 Highlights

About September 27, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra