October 16, 1962 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Byron R White becomes a Supreme Court Justice

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cuban missile crisis begins as JFK becomes aware of Soviet missile bases in Cuba

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy

Deaths in History

  • Gaston Bachelard, French philosopher (Water & Dreams), dies at 78