What Happened on August 23, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Beatles release "She Loves You" in UK
  • Ringo admits he wrote a song "Don't Pass Me By"
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Blaine Schmidt, CFL offensive linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Richard Illingworth, cricketer (England slow-left-armer 1991- )

Famous Deaths

  • Glen Gray, American jazz musician and leader of the Casa Loma Orchestra (b. 1900)