On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1962

Historical Events

  • Atletico Madrid of Spain win 2nd European Cup Winner's Cup against ACF Fiorentina of Italy 3-0 in Stuttgart (replay)
  • Cubs Ken Hubbs sets 2nd base record for consecutive errorless games at 78 & consecutive errorless chances (418), he errors in the 4th

Famous Birthdays

  • Beth Underhill, Canadian equestrian jumper (Olympics 26-92, 96), born in Georgetown, Ontario
  • Peter Wingfield, Welsh rocker and actor (Methos-Highlander), born in Cardiff

Famous Deaths

  • Gertrude E. Durden Rush, American composer/playwright (Black Girls Burden). dies at 82
1962 Highlights

About September 5, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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