What Happened on January 8, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Mona Lisa", on loan, unveiled in America's National Gallery of Art
  • Dmitri Shostakovitch' Katharina Ismailova premieres in Riga

Famous Birthdays

  • Hiromi Kobayashi, Fukushima Japan, LPGA golfer (1993 JAL Big Apple)

Famous Deaths

  • Kay Sage, American artist and poet commits suicide aged 64
  • Stark Young, US writer (So Red the Rose), dies at 81