What Happened on May 2, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Tochi, actor (Dr Alan Poe-St Elsewhere, Renegades), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jos van Eck, Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
  • Kenton Leonard, CFL cornerback (Calgary Stampeders)

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies
  • Tomas Vackar, composer, dies at 17
  • Van Wyck Brooks, US historian (Ordeal of Mark Twain), dies at 77