Historical Events In 1963
Tuesday, 09 August 2022
May 01 Indonesia takes control of Irian Jaya (west New Guinea) from Netherlands in the year 1963.
May 01 In the year 1963 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 In the year 1963 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.
May 05 Heinrich Gebhard, composer, dies in the year 1963.
May 06 In the year 1963 monty Wooley, actor (Pied Piper, Man Who Came to Dinner), dies at 74
May 06 Pulitzer prize awarded to Barbara Tuchman (Guns of August) in the year 1963.
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 on this day in history.
May 08 JFK offers Israel assistance against aggression in the year 1963.
May 08 Navy ships evacuate 2,279 civilians from Haiti during crisis in the year 1963.
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 on this day in history.
May 11 "Puff (The Magic Dragon)" by Peter, Paul & Mary hits #2 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1963 bob Dylan walks off Ed Sullivan Show
May 12 In the year 1963 race riot in Birmingham AL
May 12 In the year 1963 stanislaw Wiechowicz, composer, dies at 69
May 14 Kuwait is 111th member of the United Nations in the year 1963.
May 15 On this day in history last Project Mercury flight, L Gordon Cooper in Faith 7, launched
May 15 Peter, Paul & Mary win their first Grammy (If I Had a Hammer) on this day in history.
May 15 On this day in history tottenham Hotspur wins 3rd Europe Cup II at Rotterdam
May 16 On this day in history gordon Cooper completes 22 orbits in Faith 7, ends US Project Mercury
May 17 US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
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 A C Milan wins 8th Europe Cup 1 at London in the year 1963.
May 22 Greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured on this day in history.
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 in the year 1963.