On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1962

Famous Birthdays

  • Jennifer Egan, American novelist (A Visit from the Goon Squad), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Eiji Yoshikawa, Japanese novelist (b. 1892)
  • Isak Dinesen [Karen Blixen-Finecke], Danish baroness and writer (Out of Africa), dies at 77
  • Morris Louis, American painter (post painterly abstraction), dies at 49
1962 Highlights

About September 7, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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