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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1963

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   David Cone, KC Mo, baseball pitcher (NY Mets/Tor Blue Jays/NY Yankees) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1963 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   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 in the year 1963.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of jerome Young, American professional wrestler  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of alex Wheatle MBE, black British novelist  

Famous Deaths In 1963

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

Jan 03   Oscar Backing, Austria/Neth viola player, dies at 83 in the year 1963.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history lourens GM Baas Becking, Dutch botanist/resistance fighter, dies at 68  

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   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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