On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1962

Historical Events

  • 110th member of UN admitted (Uganda)
  • 1st Belgian nuclear reactor begins operation

Nobel Prize

American author John Steinbeck awarded Nobel Prize for Literature

Historic Event

US Ambassador to the UN Adlai Stevenson demands USSR UN rep Zorin answer regarding Cuban missile bases saying "I am prepared to wait for my answer until hell freezes over"

Famous Birthdays

  • Darlene Vogel, American actress (Pacific Blue), born in Modesto, California
  • Nick Hancock, British television presenter (They Think It's All Over), born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
1962 Highlights

About October 25, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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