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

Sport defeatBoxing 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

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Sonny Liston
Boxing Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxing Champion
Floyd Patterson
  • 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? 58 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra