On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1960

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Wilt Chamberlain scores 58 points, the most ever by an NBA rookie, as Philadelphia Warriors beat Detroit Pistons, 127-117 at Bethlehem, PA

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain

Famous Deaths

  • Diana Barrymore, American actress (Nightmare, Lady Courageous, Fired Wife), dies of an alcohol and drug overdose at 38
  • Rutland Boughton, British composer (The Immortal Hour), dies at 82
1960 Highlights

About January 25, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius