What Happened on February 25, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Austrian chancellor Alfons Gorbach resigns

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) TKOs Sonny Liston in 7 for his first world heavyweight championship title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Sonny Liston

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Majkowski, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions)
  • Lee Evans, English comedian
  • Steve Nevius, film editor (Eden, Fall Time, Damascus)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Archipenko, sculptor, dies
  • Grace Metalious, American writer (b. 1924)