What Happened on September 27, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Military uprising under Col Abdullah as-Sallal North Yemen

Book releaseHistoric Publication

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

Marine Biologist and Writer Rachel Carson
Marine Biologist and Writer
Rachel Carson
  • US sells Israel Hawk anti-aircraft missiles

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Paulson, PGA golfer (1994 Freeport-McMoRan-4th), born in San Gabriel, California
  • Gavin Larsen, cricketer (NZ medium-pace all-rounder)

Famous Deaths

  • Francisco Brochado da Rocha, PM of Brazil (1962), dies at 52