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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1963

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1963 birth of david Cone, KC Mo, baseball pitcher (NY Mets/Tor Blue Jays/NY Yankees)  

Jan 02   In the year 1963 birth of edgar Martinez, NYC, baseball 1st baseman (Seattle Mariners)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of aamer Malik, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 13 Tests 1987-90)  

Jan 03   Ashley Chinner, Cape Town S Afr, golfer (1992 CGIA Canadian Tour) was born in the year 1963.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of jim Everett, NFL quarterback (LA Raiders, NO Saints, SD Chargers)  

Jan 03   Vic Grimes, American professional wrestler was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Jerome Young, American professional wrestler was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1963 birth of alex Wheatle MBE, black British novelist  

Famous Deaths In 1963

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Dick Powell, actor/director (Dick Powell Theater), dies at 58 in the year 1963.  

Jan 03   In the year 1963 oscar Backing, Austria/Neth viola player, dies at 83  

Jan 05   In the year 1963 rogers Hornsby, baseball player, dies of a heart ailment at 66  

Jan 06   Lourens GM Baas Becking, Dutch botanist/resistance fighter, dies at 68 in the year 1963.  

Jan 07   Arthur Moore, Premier of Queensland (b. 1876) died on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Stark Young, US writer (So Red the Rose), dies at 81 in the year 1963.  

Jan 10   On this day in history tadeusz Szeligowski, composer, dies at 66  

Jan 11   Arthur D Nock, English/Americans historian (St Paul), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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