Historical Events In 1963
Saturday, 23 October 2021
May 25 In the year 1963 "Hot Spot" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 43 performances
May 25 Great Britain ends its amateur-professional classes in cricket in the year 1963.
May 25 Organization for African Unity formed by Chad, Mauritania &Zambia on this day in history.
May 26 15th Emmy Awards Dick Van Dyke Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth in the year 1963.
May 26 On this day in history 15th Emmy Awards: Dick Van Dyke Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth
May 26 Organization of African Unity forms in the year 1963.
May 26 In the year 1963 sharon Lynn, actress (Way Out West, Big Broadcast), dies at 53
May 27 On this day in history jomo Kenyatta elected first prime minister of Kenya
May 27 Lambrakis, Greek EDA-parliament leader, murdered in the year 1963.
May 28 Cyclone hits Chittagong, Bangladesh; estimated 22,000 die & 1 million houses destroyed on this day in history.
May 28 Jomo Kenyatta becomes first PM of Kenya in the year 1963.
May 28 Vissarion Yakovlevich Shebalin, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1963.
May 31 In the year 1963 carel C van Essen, archaeologist (Art of Ancient Rome), dies at 63
Jun 01 King Victor Emmanual III of Italy, becomes Emperor of Ethiopia on this day in history.
Jun 02 On this day in history mickey Wright wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
Jun 03 John XXIII, [Angelo G Roncalli], Pope (1958-63), dies at 81 in the year 1963.
Jun 04 On this day in history first transmission of "Pop Go the Beatles" on BBC radio
Jun 07 First Rolling Stones TV appearance (Thank Your Lucky Stars) &release first single, "Come on" in the year 1963.
Jun 07 Zasu Pitts, actress (Wedding March, Life With Father), dies at 65 on this day in history.
Jun 08 On this day in history "Mr President" closes at St James Theater NYC after 265 performances
Jun 09 In the year 1963 barbra Striesand appears on "The Ed Sullivan Show"
Jun 09 Movie "Cleopatra" opens in NY in the year 1963.
Jun 10 In the year 1963 anita King, actress (Tender Loving Care), dies of heart attack at 74
Jun 11 In the year 1963 dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is arrested for attempts to integrate Florida restaurants.
Jun 11 In the year 1963 gov Wallace tries to prevent blacks registering at U of Alabama
Jun 11 JFK says segregation is morally wrong & that it is "time to act" in the year 1963.
Jun 11 On this day in history quang Duc, Buddhist monk, immolates himself on a street in Saigon
Jun 12 Andrew Browne, Irish/British admiral (Cape Matapan, WW II), dies at 80 in the year 1963.
Jun 12 In the year 1963 civil rights leader Medger Evers is shot and killed in front of his Jackson, Mississippi home.
Jun 14 Valery Bykovsky in Vostok 5 orbits earth 81 times in 5 days in the year 1963.
Jun 16 In the year 1963 j C Powys, writer, dies at 90
Jun 16 Levi Eshkol replaces David Ben-Gurion as Israeli PM on this day in history.
Jun 16 Valentina Tereshkova becomes first woman in space, aboard Vostok 6 on this day in history.
Jun 17 Alain F B Alanbrooke, 1st viscount of Brookeborough, dies at 79 in the year 1963.