What Happened on February 25, 1962

Historical Events

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

Sports History

Philadelphia center Wilt Chamberlain scores 67 points against NY Knicks at Philadelphia Civic Center for the second successive year; Warriors lose 149-135

Famous Birthdays

  • Birgit Fischer, German DR, 500m kayaker (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Foster Sylvers, American singer (Sylvers), born in Pasadena, California
  • LaVerne Butler, American jazz singer, born in Shreveport, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

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

About February 25, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Duke Of Earl - Gene Chandler
  • UK #1 Song: Rock A Hula Baby/Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley