What Happened on August 17, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Jim Hickman becomes 1st NY Met to hit for cycle
  • Oriole's Dick Hall retires his 28th consecutive player in relief

Famous Birthdays

  • Carmen Berg, Bismark ND, playmate (July, 1987)
  • S. Shankar, Indian film director.

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Barthelmess, actor (Heroes for Sales), dies of cancer at 68