What Happened on January 1, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 29th Orange Bowl: #5 Alabama beats #8 Oklahoma, 17-0
  • 29th Sugar Bowl: #3 Mississippi beats #6 Arkansas, 17-13
  • 49th Rose Bowl: #1 Southern California beats #2 Wisconsin, 42-37
  • G Woods succeeds Eugene Black as president of the World Bank
  • WTEV (now WLNE) TV channel 6 in Providence RI begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Glenn Trimble, cricketer (son of Sam Two ODI's for Australia 1986)
  • Lance Smith, NFL guard (NY Giants)
  • Lina Kačiušytė, Lithuanian swimmer