On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1961

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • [Chadwick Gaylord] Chad Smith, American drummer (Red Hot Chili Peppers), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Jensen, co-inventor (loud speaker), dies at 75
1961 Highlights

About October 25, 1961

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 59 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio