On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday

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