What Happened on September 1, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Language laws in Belgium goes into effect causing a riot
  • St Louis Cards pitcher Curt Simmons steals home plate

Famous Birthdays

  • Carola Smit, Dutch singer (BZN-Bad bad woman)
  • David Zhuang, China, US table tennis player (Olympics-96)
  • Stephen Kernahan, Australian rules footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Guy Burgess, British spy for the USSR
  • Jean Canneel, Flemish sculptor, dies at 73