What Happened on June 16, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


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Levi Eshkol replaces David Ben-Gurion as Israeli Prime Minister

First Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion
First Israeli Prime Minister
David Ben-Gurion
  • Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Women's Golf Open

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Valentina Tereshkova (USSR) is 1st woman in space, aboard Vostok 6

1st Woman in Space Valentina Tereshkova
1st Woman in Space
Valentina Tereshkova

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Fullington, American professional wrestler
  • Mohsin Kamal, cricketer (Pakistani fast bowler 1984- )
  • Scott Alexander, American screenwriter