On This Day

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Sheldon, British record producer (Foo Fighters; Pixies; Garbage), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • Rajiv Kulkarni, Indian cricketer (Indian Test pace bowler 1986-87), born in Bombay, India
1962 Highlights

About September 25, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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