What Happened on January 3, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • WOUB TV channel 20 in Athens, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Aamer Malik, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 13 Tests 1987-90)
  • Alex Wheatle MBE, black British novelist
  • Ashley Chinner, Cape Town South Africa, golfer (1992 CGIA Canadian Tour)
  • Jerome Young, American professional wrestler
  • Jim Everett, NFL quarterback (LA Raiders, NO Saints, San Diego Chargers)
  • Vic Grimes, American professional wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Oscar Backing, Austria/Neth viola player, dies at 83