Today in History for 24th August 1962

Day of Week: Friday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 2 of 2

- Dodger coach Leo Durocher suffers a near-fatal allergic reaction to a penicillin injection while in the clubhouse at the Polo Grounds
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 2 of 2

- David Koechner, American actor
- Mary Ellen Weber, Cleveland Ohio, PhD/astronaut (STS 70)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

- Henry George Ley, composer, dies at 74

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