What Happened on September 25, 1962

Historical Events

  • "New Painting of Common Objects" exhibition at Pasadena Art Museum opens - 1st show on American Pop Art
  • Black church is destroyed by fire in Macon, Georgia

Boxing Title Fight

Challenger Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson at 2:06 of round 1 at Comiskey Park, Chicago to win the world heavyweight boxing title

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • Weatherly (US) beats Gretel (Aust) in 19th running of America's Cup
  • Yankees clinch AL pennant
1962 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Ales Bialiatski, Belarusian human rights advocate (founded Viasna, Nobel Peace Prize 2022), born in Vyartsilya, Karelia, Russia [1]
  • Chris Sheldon, British record producer (Foo Fighters; Pixies; Garbage), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • Rajiv Kulkarni, Indian cricket pace bowler (3 Tests, 5 wickets, BB 3/85; Mumbai), born in Mumbai, India
Born in 1962

About September 25, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sherry - The 4 Seasons
  • UK #1 Song: She's Not You - Elvis Presley