What Happened on January 19, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

51st Men's Australian Championships: Roy Emerson beats Ken Fletcher (6-3, 6-3, 6-1)

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson
  • 51st Women's Australian Championships: Margaret Court beats Jan Lehane O'Neill (6-2, 6-2)

Famous Birthdays

  • Adele Peterson, LPGA golfer
  • Caron Wheeler, English singer (Soul II Soul-Keep on Movin')
  • Martin Bashir, Pakistani-born reporter
  • Michael Adams, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets)