What Happened on October 10, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"From Russia With Love" 2nd James Bond film based on a novel by Ian Fleming, starring Sean Connery and Daniela Bianchi, premieres in London

  • Dam bursts in Italy, 3,000+ die
  • France cedes control of the Bizerte naval base to Tunisia.
  • Netherland population hits 12,000,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Pearl, American journalist (d. 2002)
  • Jolanda de Rover, Dutch swimmer
  • Mike Donnelly, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars), born in Detroit, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Roy Cazaly, Australian rules footballer (b. 1893)