Historical Events In 1963
Sunday, 13 June 2021
May 01 Indonesia takes control of Irian Jaya (west New Guinea) from Netherlands in the year 1963.
May 01 In the year 1963 the first American (James Whittaker) conquers Mount Everest
May 02 Jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1963 martin Luther King Jr delivers his "I have a dream" speech
May 03 In the year 1963 over 1,600 residents of Hay River and Fort Simpson airlifted to safety after towns struck by flooding; the townsites will be moved to higher ground.
May 05 On this day in history heinrich Gebhard, composer, dies
May 06 In the year 1963 monty Wooley, actor (Pied Piper, Man Who Came to Dinner), dies at 74
May 06 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Barbara Tuchman (Guns of August)
May 07 Bruno Sammartino becomes WWF champion on this day in history.
May 07 SETC Telstar 2 launched (apogee 6,700 miles (10,800 km)) on this day in history.
May 08 "Dr No" premieres in US 007 reigns supreme for over 40 years in the year 1963.
May 08 JFK offers Israel assistance against aggression in the year 1963.
May 08 On this day in history navy ships evacuate 2,279 civilians from Haiti during crisis.
May 09 In the year 1963 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
May 10 In the year 1963 decca signs the Rolling Stones on advice of Beatle George Harrison
May 11 In the year 1963 "Puff (The Magic Dragon)" by Peter, Paul & Mary hits #2
May 11 In the year 1963 racial bomb attacks in Birmingham AL
May 11 In the year 1963 the birth of Natasha Richardson, American Actress
May 12 Bob Dylan walks off Ed Sullivan Show on this day in history.
May 12 On this day in history race riot in Birmingham AL
May 12 Stanislaw Wiechowicz, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
May 14 Kuwait is 111th member of the United Nations on this day in history.
May 15 In the year 1963 last Project Mercury flight, L Gordon Cooper in Faith 7, launched
May 15 In the year 1963 peter, Paul & Mary win their first Grammy (If I Had a Hammer)
May 15 On this day in history tottenham Hotspur wins 3rd Europe Cup II at Rotterdam
May 16 Gordon Cooper completes 22 orbits in Faith 7, ends US Project Mercury on this day in history.
May 17 In the year 1963 uS performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
May 18 "If You Wanna Be Happy" by Jimmy Soul hits #1 on this day in history.
May 20 Sukarno appointed President of Indonesia on this day in history.
May 22 A C Milan wins 8th Europe Cup 1 at London in the year 1963.
May 22 On this day in history greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured
May 23 In the year 1963 nBC purchases 1963 AFL championship game TV rights for $926,000
May 24 Elmore James, blues guitarist, dies at 45 of a heart attack on this day in history.
May 24 The first Lockheed A-12 to crash, CIA pilot Ken Collins ejects safely on this day in history.