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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.  

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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   Edgar Martinez, NYC, baseball 1st baseman (Seattle Mariners) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Aamer Malik, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 13 Tests 1987-90) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1963 birth of ashley Chinner, Cape Town S Afr, golfer (1992 CGIA Canadian Tour)  

Jan 03   Jim Everett, NFL quarterback (LA Raiders, NO Saints, SD Chargers) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   Jerome Young, American professional wrestler was born in the year 1963.  

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   Oscar Backing, Austria/Neth viola player, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Rogers Hornsby, baseball player, dies of a heart ailment at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1963 lourens GM Baas Becking, Dutch botanist/resistance fighter, dies at 68  

Jan 07   In the year 1963 death of arthur Moore, Premier of Queensland (b. 1876)  

Jan 08   On this day in history stark Young, US writer (So Red the Rose), dies at 81  

Jan 10   Tadeusz Szeligowski, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

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