On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1960

Historical Events

  • 1st electronic wrist watch placed on sale, NYC
  • Cuba nationalizes all remaining US businesses

Famous Birthdays

  • Hong Sang-soo, South Korean filmmaker (Right Now, Wrong Then), born in Seoul
  • June Brigman, American comic book artist, born in Atlantta, Georgia
  • Kelli McMullen-Temple, Canadian equestrian (Olympics 1996), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Scott Anthony Haneline, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Tom Eplin, American actor (Jake McKinnon-Another World), born in Hayward, California

Famous Deaths

  • Henry George "Harry" Ferguson, Irish aviator, engineer and inventor (Modern tractor), dies at 75
  • José Padilla, Spanish composer and pianist (La Violetera - City Lights; Ça c'est Paris - Moulin Rouge), dies at 71
1960 Highlights

About October 25, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio