Historical Events In 1963
Sunday, 28 February 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 On this day in history jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies
May 03 On this day in history martin Luther King Jr delivers his "I have a dream" speech
May 03 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 in the year 1963.
May 05 In the year 1963 heinrich Gebhard, composer, dies
May 06 Monty Wooley, actor (Pied Piper, Man Who Came to Dinner), dies at 74 on this day in history.
May 06 Pulitzer prize awarded to Barbara Tuchman (Guns of August) on this day in history.
May 07 Bruno Sammartino becomes WWF champion in the year 1963.
May 07 SETC Telstar 2 launched (apogee 6,700 miles (10,800 km)) on this day in history.
May 08 On this day in history "Dr No" premieres in US 007 reigns supreme for over 40 years
May 08 JFK offers Israel assistance against aggression in the year 1963.
May 08 Navy ships evacuate 2,279 civilians from Haiti during crisis in the year 1963.
May 09 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
May 10 Decca signs the Rolling Stones on advice of Beatle George Harrison in the year 1963.
May 11 "Puff (The Magic Dragon)" by Peter, Paul & Mary hits #2 in the year 1963.
May 11 In the year 1963 racial bomb attacks in Birmingham AL
May 11 The birth of Natasha Richardson, American Actress in the year 1963.
May 12 On this day in history bob Dylan walks off Ed Sullivan Show
May 12 Race riot in Birmingham AL in the year 1963.
May 12 On this day in history stanislaw Wiechowicz, composer, dies at 69
May 14 Kuwait is 111th member of the United Nations in the year 1963.
May 15 Last Project Mercury flight, L Gordon Cooper in Faith 7, launched in the year 1963.
May 15 In the year 1963 peter, Paul & Mary win their first Grammy (If I Had a Hammer)
May 15 In the year 1963 tottenham Hotspur wins 3rd Europe Cup II at Rotterdam
May 16 Gordon Cooper completes 22 orbits in Faith 7, ends US Project Mercury in the year 1963.
May 17 In the year 1963 uS performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
May 18 In the year 1963 "If You Wanna Be Happy" by Jimmy Soul hits #1
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 On this day in history nBC purchases 1963 AFL championship game TV rights for $926,000
May 24 In the year 1963 elmore James, blues guitarist, dies at 45 of a heart attack
May 24 The first Lockheed A-12 to crash, CIA pilot Ken Collins ejects safely in the year 1963.