On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Echo 2, US communications satellite launched
  • The Beatles get their first US #1, "I Want to Hold your Hand" (Cashbox)

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Andrade, American golfer (4 PGA Tour wins), born in Bristol, RI
  • Bob Sweeney, American NHL center (NY Islanders, Calgary Flames), born in Concord, Massachusetts

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Comedian and actor Bill Cosby marries Camille Olivia Hanks

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby

LoveWedding of Interest

MLB outfielder Pete Rose (22) weds first wife Karolyn Englehardt

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose