Historical Events on June 17, 1962

About Jun 17, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 4 months and 27 days

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

62nd US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus wins his first major title after playoff with Arnold Palmer, shooting a 283 at Oakmont CC, Pennsylvania

  • FIFA World Cup Final: Brazil beats Czechoslovakia 3-1 in Santiago, Chile
  • Lou Brock is 2nd to HR into Polo Grounds right-center field bleachers