On This Day

October 28, 1962 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Jo Weatherly in a Pontiac finishes 2nd to Rex White in season-ending Dixie 400 at Atlanta Motor Speedway to clinch his 1st of 2 consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Championships
  • NY Giant YA Tittle passes for 7 touchdowns vs Wash Redskins (49-34)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Erik Thorstvedt, Norwegian footballer
  • Peter Cantrell, cricketer (Queensland opening batsman, Neth WC 1996)