What Happened on October 25, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 110th member of UN admitted (Uganda)
  • 1st Belgian nuclear reactor begins operation

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American author John Steinbeck awarded Nobel Prize for Literature

  • US Ambassador to the UN Adlai Stevenson demands USSR UN rep Zorin answer regarding Cuban missile bases saying "I am prepared to wait for my answer until hell freezes over"

Famous Birthdays

  • Darlene Vogel, American actress ( Pacific Blue), born in Modesto, California
  • Nick Hancock, British television presenter