Historical Events In 1963
Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Jan 01 In the year 1963 g Woods succeeds Eugene Black as president of the World Bank
Jan 02 Dick Powell, actor/director (Dick Powell Theater), dies at 58 on this day in history.
Jan 03 In the year 1963 oscar Backing, Austria/Neth viola player, dies at 83
Jan 03 In the year 1963 wOUB TV channel 20 in Athens, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
Jan 04 On this day in history soviet Luna (4) reaches Earth orbit but fails to reach Moon
Jan 05 Rogers Hornsby, baseball player, dies of a heart ailment at 66 on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1963 "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom" with Marlin Perkins begins on NBC
Jan 06 In the year 1963 lourens GM Baas Becking, Dutch botanist/resistance fighter, dies at 68
Jan 07 1st class postage raised from 4 cents to 5 cents on this day in history.
Jan 07 First class postage raised from 4¢ to 5¢ in the year 1963.
Jan 08 "Mona Lisa," on loan, unveiled in America's National Gallery of Art in the year 1963.
Jan 08 Stark Young, US writer (So Red the Rose), dies at 81 in the year 1963.
Jan 09 Mao Tse-tung writes his poem "Reply to Comrade Kuo Mo-jo" on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1963 tadeusz Szeligowski, composer, dies at 66
Jan 11 1st discotheque opens, Whiskey-a-go-go in LA on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1963 arthur D Nock, English/Americans historian (St Paul), dies at 60
Jan 11 Beatles release "Please Please Me" &"Ask Me Why" in the year 1963.
Jan 11 The first discotheque opens, The Whiskey-a-go-go in Los Angeles CA in the year 1963.
Jan 12 On this day in history "Go Away Little Girl" by Steve Lawrence peaks at #1
Jan 12 In the year 1963 spin bowler Bobby Simpson takes 5-57 for Australia vs England
Jan 13 In the year 1963 aFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 21-14
Jan 13 In the year 1963 leonardus G Kortenhorst, Dutch MP (KVP), dies at 76
Jan 14 On this day in history george C Wallace sworn in as Governor of Alabama, his address states "segregation now; segregation tomorrow; segregation forever!"
Jan 14 George Wallace sworn in as Governor of Alabama, his address states "segregation now; segregation tomorrow; segregation forever!" on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1963 gustav Regler, writer, dies at 64
Jan 16 Gilardo Gilardi, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1963.
Jan 16 In the year 1963 khrushchev claims to have a 100-megaton nuclear bomb
Jan 17 In the year 1963 joe Walker takes X-15 to altitude of 82 km
Jan 18 In the year 1963 johnnie Moyes, journalist/cricketer (S Aust batsman), dies
Jan 21 Al St John, actor (Law & Order, Devil Riders), dies at 70 in the year 1963.
Jan 23 Kim Philby, the british/russian double agent, defects to Russia in the year 1963.
Jan 24 On this day in history buddy Rogers & Lou Thesz wrestle in Toronto, Rogers becomes WWF wrestling champ & Thesz becomes NWA champ
Jan 25 Wilson Kettle who lived in Newfoundland dies at age 102, he has 582 living descendants on this day in history.
Jan 25 Wilson Kettle, Nfld, dies at 102, leaving 582 living descendents in the year 1963.