Historical Events In 1963
Monday, 21 September 2020
May 01 Indonesia takes control of Irian Jaya (west New Guinea) from Netherlands in the year 1963.
May 01 The first American (James Whittaker) conquers Mount Everest in the year 1963.
May 02 Jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies in the year 1963.
May 03 Martin Luther King Jr delivers his "I have a dream" speech in the year 1963.
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 Heinrich Gebhard, composer, dies on this day in history.
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 In the year 1963 bruno Sammartino becomes WWF champion
May 07 In the year 1963 sETC Telstar 2 launched (apogee 6,700 miles (10,800 km))
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 on this day in history.
May 08 In the year 1963 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 "Puff (The Magic Dragon)" by Peter, Paul & Mary hits #2 in the year 1963.
May 11 Racial bomb attacks in Birmingham AL on this day in history.
May 11 On this day in history the birth of Natasha Richardson, American Actress
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 In the year 1963 stanislaw Wiechowicz, composer, dies at 69
May 14 On this day in history kuwait is 111th member of the United Nations
May 15 On this day in history 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 In the year 1963 gordon Cooper completes 22 orbits in Faith 7, ends US Project Mercury
May 17 On this day in history 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 in the year 1963.
May 22 A C Milan wins 8th Europe Cup 1 at London on this day in history.
May 22 In the year 1963 greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured
May 23 NBC purchases 1963 AFL championship game TV rights for $926,000 in the year 1963.
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 on this day in history.