Historical Events In 1963
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
May 01 In the year 1963 indonesia takes control of Irian Jaya (west New Guinea) from Netherlands
May 01 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
May 05 On this day in history 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 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Barbara Tuchman (Guns of August)
May 07 In the year 1963 bruno Sammartino becomes WWF champion
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 on this day in history.
May 08 JFK offers Israel assistance against aggression on this day in history.
May 08 In the year 1963 navy ships evacuate 2,279 civilians from Haiti during crisis.
May 09 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1963.
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 Racial bomb attacks in Birmingham AL in the year 1963.
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 Stanislaw Wiechowicz, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
May 14 In the year 1963 kuwait is 111th member of the United Nations
May 15 Last Project Mercury flight, L Gordon Cooper in Faith 7, launched on this day in history.
May 15 On this day in history peter, Paul & Mary win their first Grammy (If I Had a Hammer)
May 15 Tottenham Hotspur wins 3rd Europe Cup II at Rotterdam in the year 1963.
May 16 On this day in history gordon Cooper completes 22 orbits in Faith 7, ends US Project Mercury
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 On this day in history sukarno appointed President of Indonesia
May 22 A C Milan wins 8th Europe Cup 1 at London on this day in history.
May 22 Greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured on this day in history.
May 23 On this day in history nBC purchases 1963 AFL championship game TV rights for $926,000
May 24 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.