On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1962

Historical Events

  • "Family Affair" closes at Billy Rose Theater NYC after 65 performances
  • French OAS-leader ex-general Jouhaud arrested

Famous Birthdays

  • Fernando Martín, Spanish basketball center (first Spaniard in NBA 1986, Portland Trail Blazers; FIBA Club World Cup 1981, Real Madrid), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1989)
  • Marcia Cross, American television actress (Melrose Place), born in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Auguste Piccard, Swiss explorer/balloonist, dies at 78
1962 Highlights

About March 25, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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