What Happened on September 25, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "New Painting of Common Objects" exhibition at Pasadena Art Museum opens - 1st show on American Pop Art
  • Black church is destroyed by fire in Macon, Georgia

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson in 1st round for heavyweight title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Sonny Liston
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • Weatherly (US) beats Gretel (Aust) in 19th running of America's Cup
  • Yankees clinch AL pennant

Famous Birthdays

  • Rajiv Kulkarni, cricketer (Indian Test pace bowler 1986-87)