Historical Events In 1963
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
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 on this day in history.
May 02 Jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies on this day in history.
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 in the year 1963.
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 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1963 jFK offers Israel assistance against aggression
May 08 On this day in history 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 Decca signs the Rolling Stones on advice of Beatle George Harrison in the year 1963.
May 11 On this day in history "Puff (The Magic Dragon)" by Peter, Paul & Mary hits #2
May 11 On this day in history racial bomb attacks in Birmingham AL
May 11 In the year 1963 the birth of Natasha Richardson, American Actress
May 12 Bob Dylan walks off Ed Sullivan Show on this day in history.
May 12 Race riot in Birmingham AL on this day in history.
May 12 Stanislaw Wiechowicz, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1963.
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 in the year 1963.
May 15 Peter, Paul & Mary win their first Grammy (If I Had a Hammer) in the year 1963.
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 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 in the year 1963.
May 20 In the year 1963 sukarno appointed President of Indonesia
May 22 In the year 1963 a C Milan wins 8th Europe Cup 1 at London
May 22 In the year 1963 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 On this day in history elmore James, blues guitarist, dies at 45 of a heart attack
May 24 On this day in history the first Lockheed A-12 to crash, CIA pilot Ken Collins ejects safely