What Happened on August 5, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Britain, USA & USSR sign nuclear test ban treaty
  • Craig Breedlove sets world auto speed record at 407.45 MPH

Famous Birthdays

  • James Wilder, actor (Scorchers, Zombie High, Murder 1), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Salvador Bacarisse, Spanish composer (b. 1898)