What Happened on September 30, 1962

Historical Events

  • A's Bill Fischer ends 84 1/3 consecutive innings pitched without a walk

Historic Event

JFK sends 3,000 federal troops to University of Mississippi to quell riots protesting desegregation [1]

  • KCRL TV channel 4 in Reno, NV (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • KMEX TV channel 34 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting

Historic Event

Mexican-American labor leader César Chávez founds the United Farm Workers

  • NY Mets lose record 120th game as Cubs turn triple play & beat NY 5-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Magadan, 1st baseman (NY Mets, Chicago Cubs), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Frank Rijkaard, Surinam/Dutch soccer star (Ajax, AC Milan)
  • George Jamison, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • Leon Hutten, soccer player (RKC)
  • Massimo Bottura, Italian restaurateur (Osteria Francescana), born in Modena, Italy
  • Shaan [Shantanu Mukherjee], Bengali playback and pop singer-songwriter, actor, and TV personality (The Voice India), born in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India
1962 Highlights

About September 30, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sherry - The 4 Seasons
  • UK #1 Song: Telstar - Tornados