What Happened on October 9, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • British premier Harold MacMillan resigns
  • French air force gets first nuclear weapons
  • Hurricane Flora ravages Cuba & Haiti, kills 6,000
  • Vaiont Dam disaster, landslide creates 50 million cubic metre wave killing around 2,000 in the Piave Valley in Northern Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Thurlow Weed Lieurance, composer, dies at 85