On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 1962

Historical Events

  • India Congress Party wins elections
  • Mike O'Hara completes record 97th marathon

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Robert F. Kennedy visits Netherlands

US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
US Attorney General
Robert F. Kennedy

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Wilt Chamberlain of NBA Philadelphia Warriors scores 67 points vs NY Knicks for the second year in a row

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain

Famous Birthdays

  • Birgit Fischer, German DR, 500m kayaker (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Cammy Ciarelli, WPVA volleyballer (Best of Beach-2nd-1995), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Foster Emerson Sylvers, rocker

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Pessler, German sociologist, dies at 81
1962 Highlights

About February 25, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces