What Happened on June 3rd, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • A Northwest Airlines DC-7 crashes in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of British Columbia, killing 101.

Famous Birthdays

  • Deb Richard, Abbeville LA, LPGA golfer (1991 Women's Kemper Open)
  • Rudy Demotte, Belgian politician
  • Sabrina Goles, Yugoslavia, tennis star
  • Toshiaki Karasawa, Japanese actor
  • Yuri Yuriyevich Krikun, Russia, cosmonaut

Famous Deaths

  • Nazim Hikmet, Turkish poet (b. 1902)
  • Paul Maxey, actor (Matt-Lassie, Mayor-People's Choice), dies at 57

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Pope John XXIII [Angelo G Roncalli], Pope (1958-63), dies at 81