What Happened in 1963 (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 200 of 622

  • Mar 18 WGSF TV channel 31 in Newark, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Mar 20 1st "Pop Art" exhibition (NYC)

CommunicationClosure of Alcatraz

Mar 21 Alcatraz prison in San Francisco Bay closed

  • Mar 21 David Hendon & Douglas Cross' musical premieres in London
  • Mar 22 Beatles release 1st album, "Please Please Me"
  • Mar 22 British Minister of War John Profumo denies having sex with Christine Keeler
  • Mar 23 25th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Loyola beats Cin 60-58 (OT)
  • Mar 23 Rolf Hochhuth's "Der Stellvertreter" premieres in Berlin
  • Mar 23 8th Eurovision Song Contest: Grethe and Jorgen Ingmann for Denmark win singing "Dansevise" in London
  • Mar 25 KWHY TV channel 22 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Mar 27 Beeching axe: Dr. Richard Beeching issues a report calling for huge cuts to the United Kingdom's rail network.
  • Mar 28 AFL's NY Titan's become the NY Jets
  • Mar 29 Final episode of soap opera "Young Doctor Malone"
  • Mar 30 France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
  • Mar 30 117th Grand National: Pat Buckley aboard Ayala wins
  • Mar 31 LA ends streetcar service after 90 years
  • Apr 1 NY Mets purchase Duke Snider from the Dodgers for $40,000
  • Apr 1 NYC's newspapers resume publishing after a 114 day strike
  • Apr 1 Soap operas "General Hospital" & "Doctors" premier on TV
  • Apr 2 Explorer 17 attains Earth orbit (254/914 km)
  • Apr 2 USSR launches Luna 4; missed Moon by 8,500 km
  • Apr 5 Beatles receive their 1st silver disc (Please Please Me)
  • Apr 5 Susuga Malietoa Tanumafili II becomes chief of Western Samoa

Sport awardGolf Major

Apr 7 27th Masters Golf Tournament: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 286

  • Apr 7 Yugoslavia proclaimed a Socialistic republic
  • Apr 7 Public stock offering of 115,000 shares in Milwaukee Braves withdrawn after only 13,000 shares are sold to 1,600 new investors

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Apr 8 35th Academy Awards: "Lawrence of Arabia", Anne Bancroft & Gregory Peck win

Actor Gregory Peck
Gregory Peck
Actress Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
Soldier and Writer T. E. Lawrence
Soldier and Writer
T. E. Lawrence
  • Apr 8 Tigers claim young pitcher Denny McLain from the White Sox for $25,000

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 9 Winston Churchill becomes 1st honorary US citizen

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
  • Apr 10 USS Thresher, a nuclear powered submarine, sinks 220 miles east of Boston
  • Apr 10 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 11 John XXIII encyclical On peace in truth, justice, charity & liberty

  • Apr 11 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Apr 11 Warren Spahn beats Mets 6-1 for his 328th win (most by a lefty)
  • Apr 12 Beatles "From Me to You" is released in UK
  • Apr 12 Birmingham police use dogs & cattle prods on peaceful demonstrators

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 13 Pete Rose triples for his 1st major league base hit

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • Apr 13 Pirate's Bob Friend balks 4 times in a game

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 14 George Harrison is impressed by unsigned group "Rolling Stones"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
George Harrison
  • Apr 15 "Sophie" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • Apr 18 Dr James Campbell performed the 1st human nerve transplant
  • Apr 18 Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 1
  • Apr 19 "Hot Spot" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 43 performances
  • Apr 19 67th Boston Marathon won by Aurele Vandendriessche of Belgium in 2:18:58
  • Apr 20 "Sophie" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • Apr 20 -30] All Africa Conferences of Churches opens in Kampala Uganda
  • Apr 20 10th National Film Awards (India): "Dada Thakur" wins the Golden Lotus
  • Apr 21 Beatles meet Rolling Stones for 1st time
  • Apr 21 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sunshine Women's Golf Open
  • Apr 21 The Universal House of Justice of the Bahá'í Faith is elected for the first time.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 22 Lester B. Pearson is sworn in as the 14th Prime Minister of Canada

Prime Minister of Canada Lester B. Pearson
Prime Minister of Canada
Lester B. Pearson
  • Apr 23 "She Loves Me" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 302 performances
  • Apr 23 Jerry Bock & S Harnick's musical "She Loves Me" premieres in NYC
  • Apr 24 17th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 2
  • Apr 24 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Apr 27 "Jopie" Pengel forms government in Suriname

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 27 Cuban premier Fidel Castro arrives in Moscow

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro
  • Apr 28 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
  • Apr 28 17th Tony Awards: "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" win
  • Apr 29 KRE-AM in Berkeley CA changes call letters to KPAT
  • May 1 1st American (James Whittaker) conquers Mount Everest
  • May 1 Indonesia takes control of Irian Jaya (west New Guinea) from Neth
  • May 3 Leslie Narum is only Balt Oriole to homer on his 1st at bat
  • May 4 89th Kentucky Derby: Braulio Baeza aboard Chateaugay wins in 2:01.8
  • May 4 Pitcher Bob Shaw sets record of 5 balks in a game
  • May 5 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open
  • May 6 Pulitzer prize awarded to Barbara Tuchman (Guns of August)
  • May 7 Bruno Sammartino becomes WWF champ
  • May 7 SETC Telstar 2 launched (apogee 6,700 miles (10,800 km))
  • May 8 "Dr No" premieres in US

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 8 JFK offers Israel assistance against aggression

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • May 9 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • May 10 Decca signs Rolling Stones on advice of Beatle George Harrison
  • May 11 "Puff (The Magic Dragon)" by Peter, Paul & Mary hits #2
  • May 11 LA Dodger Sandy Koufax 2nd no-hitter beats NY Giants, 8-0
  • May 11 Racial bomb attacks in Birmingham Alabama

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 12 Bob Dylan walks out of the "Ed Sullivan Show"

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
  • May 12 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Alpine Civitan Golf Open
  • May 12 Race riot in Birmingham, Alabama
  • May 14 Kuwait is 111th member of the United Nations
  • May 15 Last Project Mercury flight, L Gordon Cooper in Faith 7, launched
  • May 15 Peter, Paul & Mary win their 1st Grammy (If I Had a Hammer)
  • May 15 Tottenham Hotspur of England win 3rd European Cup winner's Cup against Atlético Madrid of Spain 5-1 at Rotterdam

Music awardsMusic Awards

May 15 5th Grammy Awards: I Left My Heart In San Francisco, Robert Goulet wins

American Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
American Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet
  • May 16 "Beast in Me" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • May 16 Gordon Cooper completes 22 orbits in Faith 7, ends US Proj Mercury
  • May 17 Bruno Sammartino beats Buddy Rogers in NY, to become WWF champ
  • May 17 Houston Colt .45's Don Notterbart no-hits Phillies, 4-1
  • May 17 US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
  • May 18 "Beast in Me" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • May 18 "If You Wanna Be Happy" by Jimmy Soul hits #1
  • May 18 88th Preakness: Bill Shoemaker aboard Candy Spots wins in 1:56.2
  • May 19 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Muskogee Civitan Golf Open

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 20 Sukarno appointed president of Indonesia

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia
  • May 22 Greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 22 Mickey Mantle hits a ball off Yankee Stadium's facade

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • May 22 8th European Cup: Milan beats Benfica 2-1 at London
  • May 23 NBC purchases 1963 AFL championship game TV rights for $926,000
  • May 23 16th Cannes Film Festival: "The Leopard" directed by Luchino Visconti wins the Palme d'Or
  • May 24 1st Lockheed A-12 to crash, CIA pilot Ken Collins ejects safely

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 927

  • Feb 11 Todd Benzinger, US baseball player (SF Giants)
  • Feb 11 José Mari Bakero, Spanish footballer
  • Feb 12 Brent Jones, NFL tight end (SF 49ers)
  • Feb 12 John Michael Higgins, American actor
  • Feb 12 Ed Lover, American radio personality
  • Feb 13 Penelope Ann Miller, actress (Awakenings, Chaplin, Freshman) [or 1/13]
  • Feb 13 Roberta Vasquez, playmate (November, 1984), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 14 D'Wayne Wiggins, singer (Tony! Toni! Tone!)
  • Feb 14 Jeff Dellenbach, NFL center (NE Patriots, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Feb 14 John Marzano, catcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 14 Zach Galligan, actor (Gremlins), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 14 Enrico Colantoni, Canadian actor
  • Feb 16 Dano Halsall, Swiss swimmer
  • Feb 17 Dan Reed, rocker/actor (HOTS, Lake Consequence)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 17 Michael Jordan, NBA guard/forward (Chicago Bulls) and sports superstar

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan
  • Feb 17 Larry the Cable Guy, American comedian
  • Feb 18 John Gesek, NFL center (Washington Redskins)
  • Feb 18 Rob Andrew, English rugby player
  • Feb 18 Henry Winter, English football journalist
  • Feb 19 Jessica Tuck, actress (Megan-1 Life to Live), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 19 Seal, English vocalist/songwriter (Killer, Crazy, Kiss by a Rose)

Musician & Songwriter Seal
Musician & Songwriter
  • Feb 19 Laurell K. Hamilton, American writer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 20 Charles Barkley, Leads Alabama, NBA forward (Phoenix, Rockets, Oly-gold-96)

NBA Power Forward Charles Barkley
NBA Power Forward
Charles Barkley
  • Feb 20 Ian Brown, English rock vocalist (Stone Roses-Made of Stone)
  • Feb 20 William Baldwin, NY, actor (Backdraft, Sliver, Flatliners)
  • Feb 20 Marilisa Xenogiannakopoulou, Greek politician
  • Feb 20 Jon Lynn Christensen, former Nebraska Congressman
  • Feb 21 Greg Turner, New Zealand golfer, born in Dunedin
  • Feb 21 Michael Gostigian, Newtown Sq PA, pentathelete (Oly-16th-88, 92, 96)
  • Feb 22 Pebbles Flintstone, fictional character on "The Flintstones"
  • Feb 22 Dave Besteman, Madison Wis, speed skater (Olympics-1994)
  • Feb 22 Devon Malcolm, cricketer (in Jamaica England fast bowler 1989-95)
  • Feb 22 Vijay Singh, Lautoka Fiji, PGA golfer (1993 Buick Classic)
  • Feb 23 Bobby Bonilla, outfielder (NY Mets, Balt Orioles, Marlins), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 23 Debbie Kruck, Danbury CT, Ms Fitness USA (1994)
  • Feb 23 Reza Abdoh, theatre director
  • Feb 23 Robert Collins, keyboard player
  • Feb 23 Radosław Sikorski, Polish politician
  • Feb 24 Fuad Reveiz, NFL kicker (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Feb 24 Matias Carrillo, Mexican/US baseball outfielder (Florida Marlins)
  • Feb 25 Alison Roberts, fashion designer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 25 Paul O'Neill, MLB right fielder (Cincinnati Reds, NY Yankees), born in Columbus, Ohio

MLB Right Fielder Paul O'Neill
MLB Right Fielder
Paul O'Neill
  • Feb 25 Tom McHale, NFL tackle (Miami Dolphins)
  • Feb 27 Francesco Cancellotti, Italy, tennis star
  • Feb 27 Pär Nuder, Swedish politician
  • Feb 28 Claudio Chiappucci, Italian cyclist
  • Mar 1 Arnold Oosterveer, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Mar 1 Barb[ara] Marois, Auburn Mass, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
  • Mar 1 Magnus Svensson, Leksand Swe, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
  • Mar 1 Maurice Benard, actor (Sonny Corinthos-General Hospital)
  • Mar 1 Robert James Affuso, Newburgh NY, rock drummer (Skid Row-Psycho Love)
  • Mar 1 Ron Francis, Sault Ste Marie, NHL center (Pitts Penguins, Team Canada)
  • Mar 1 Tony Castillo, Lara Venezuela, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • Mar 1 Thomas Anders, German singer (Modern Talking)
  • Mar 1 Dan Michaels, American musician and record producer
  • Mar 2 Suzette Charles, NJ, replaced Vanessa Williams as Miss America (1983)
  • Mar 2 Tuff Hedeman, American bull rider
  • Mar 2 Tanyu Kiryakov, Bulgarian pistol shooter
  • Mar 3 Elizabeth Chavez, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-91), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Mar 3 Jacqueline Sheen, playmate (July, 1990), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Mar 3 Kelly Miller, NHL left wing (Washington Capitals), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 3 Sophia Aliberti, Greek actress and TV presenter
  • Mar 4 Anne Minter, Australia, tennis star

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 4 Jason Newsted, US heavy-metal bassist (Metallica-Nothing Else Matters), born in Battle Creek, Michigan

Heavy Metal Musician Jason Newsted
Heavy Metal Musician
Jason Newsted
  • Mar 4 MDV, [Michiel de Vos], Dutch pop bassist (Burma Shave-Stash)
  • Mar 4 Barbara Bubula, Polish politician
  • Mar 4 Janey Lee Grace, English singer, author, television presenter and radio disc jockey
  • Mar 4 Daniel Roebuck, American actor
  • Mar 5 Eddo Brandes, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test pace bowler)
  • Mar 6 Suzanne Crough, rocker (Partridge Family)
  • Mar 6 D.L. Hughley, American comedian and actor
  • Mar 7 Mike Eagles, Sussex, NHL center (Washington Capitals)
  • Mar 7 Mohammad Ishaq, cricketer (UAE batsman 1996 World Cup)
  • Mar 7 Bill Brochtrup, American actor
  • Mar 7 Denyce Graves, American singer
  • Mar 8 Gursharan Singh, cricketer (Indian batsman played one Test 1989-90)
  • Mar 8 Kathy Ireland, model/actress (Alien From LA, Side Out)
  • Mar 8 Mike Lalor, NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Mar 9 Kent Ferguson, diver (Olympics-92, 96), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Mar 9 Terry Mulholland, Uniontown PA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Mar 9 David Pogue, Technology columnist and musician
  • Mar 10 Jasmine Guy, actress (Whitley-Different World), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 10 John Cangelosi, outfielder (Houston Astros), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 10 Jeff Ament, American musician (Pearl Jam)
  • Mar 10 Rick Rubin, American record producer
  • Mar 11 Alex Kingston, English actress
  • Mar 12 Candy Costie, synchronized swimmer (Olympic-gold-1984), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Mar 12 Joaquim Carvalho Cruz, Brazil, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1984)
  • Mar 12 John Andretti, race car driver
  • Mar 12 Julia Campbell, Huntsville Ala, actress (Opportunity Knocks)
  • Mar 12 Paul Way, British golfer
  • Mar 12 Ian Holloway, English football manager
  • Mar 13 Mariano Duncan, S P de Macoris Dom Rep, infielder (NY Yankees)
  • Mar 13 Vance Johnson, NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos)
  • Mar 14 Bruce Reid, cricketer (brilliant left-arm Aust pace bowler 1985-92)
  • Mar 14 Pedro Duque, engineer/astronaut (STS 78 alt, sk:95), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Mar 15 Bret Michaels, Harrisburg Pa, guitarist (Poison-Talk Dirty to Me)
  • Mar 15 Don Simington, American jockey, born in Tomahawk, Wisconsin
  • Mar 16 Phung Vuong, Saigon Vietnam, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • Mar 16 Jimmy Degrasso, American musician, drummer

Famous Weddings

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 101 - 200 of 227

  • Jun 12 Medgar Evers, NAACP official, shot in Jackson Miss at 37
  • Jun 17 John Cowper Powys, British writer and critic (Wolf Solent), dies at 90
  • Jun 17 Alain F B Alanbrooke, 1st viscount of Brookeborough, dies at 79
  • Jun 17 John Whiting, British dramatist/actor (Devils), dies
  • Jun 18 Pedro Armendáriz, Mexican actor (b. 1912)
  • Jun 20 Gordon Jones, actor (Mike the Cop-Abbott & Costello), dies at 52
  • Jun 20 Joseph Self, murderer, executed; last Wash state execution in 25 yrs
  • Jun 20 Ralph Sanford, actor (Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies at 64
  • Jun 20 Raphaël Salem, Greek mathematician (b. 1898)
  • Jun 22 Maria Tănase, Romanian singer of traditional and popular music (b. 1913)
  • Jun 26 Obe Postma, Fries, poet/geography/historian (Own Cart), dies
  • Jun 28 Frank "Home Run" Baker, (hit 2 HRs in 1911 world series) dies at 77
  • Jul 1 Camille Chautemps, premier France, dies
  • Jul 2 Seth Barnes Nicholson, American astronomer who discovered four satellites of Jupiter, dies at 71
  • Jul 4 Fritz Reuter, composer, dies at 66
  • Jul 4 Grant Richards, actor (Doug-Doorway to Danger), dies at 48
  • Jul 4 Bernard Freyberg, Governor-General of New Zealand (b. 1889)
  • Jul 5 Daniel Ruyneman, composer, dies at 76
  • Jul 9 Frank Mayo, actor (Santa Fe Trail), dies of heart attack at 74
  • Jul 10 John Sutton, actor (Of Human Bondage), dies of heart attack at 54
  • Jul 10 Teddy Wakelam, English sports broadcaster and rugby union player (b. 1893)
  • Jul 18 A H C Cooper, South African cricketer (Test v England 1914), dies
  • Jul 25 Ugo Cerletti, Italian neurologist (b. 1877)
  • Jul 29 Dave Smith, cricketer (2 Tests in 1912 Australian side), dies
  • Jul 29 Dorian Le Gallienne, composer, dies at 48
  • Aug 1 Theodore Roethke, US poet (Praise to the end!), dies
  • Aug 2 Oliver Hazzard Perry La Farge, US anthropologist/writer, dies at 61
  • Aug 5 Salvador Bacarisse, Spanish composer (b. 1898)
  • Aug 6 Tom Keene, actor (Our Daily Bread), dies of cancer at 68
  • Aug 8 Sandor Jemnitz, composer, dies at 72
  • Aug 10 Estes Kefauver, (Sen-D-Tn), dies at 60
  • Aug 10 Patrick Kennedy, son of US President JFK, dies at only 3 days
  • Aug 10 Ernst Wetter, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1877)
  • Aug 14 Clifford Odets, US playwright (Golden Boy), dies at 57
  • Aug 15 John Powell, American composer, dies at 80
  • Aug 17 Richard Barthelmess, actor (Heroes for Sales), dies of cancer at 68
  • Aug 19 Kathleen Parlow, Canadian violinist (b. 1890)
  • Aug 20 Joan Voûte, Dutch astronomer (b. 1879)
  • Aug 21 John Gunn, cricketer (England all-rounder in 6 Tests 1901-05), dies
  • Aug 22 William Richard Morris, 1st viscount Nuffield motor manufacturer, dies
  • Aug 23 Glen Gray, American jazz musician and leader of the Casa Loma Orchestra (b. 1900)
  • Aug 26 Larry Keating, actor (George Burns Show, Roger-Mr Ed), dies at 67

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 27 W E B Du Bois, scholar/founder (NAACP), dies at 95 in Accra Ghana

Civil Rights Activist W.E.B. Du Bois
Civil Rights Activist
W.E.B. Du Bois
  • Aug 27 Garrett Morgan, American inventor (b. 1877)
  • Aug 27 Allama Mashriqi, Pakistani scholar and politician (b. 1888)
  • Aug 30 Axel Stordahl, orchestra leader (Frank Sinatra Show), dies at 50
  • Aug 30 Guy Burgess, English-born Soviet spy (b. 1911)
  • Aug 31 Georges Braque, French cubist painter and sculptor (My bicycle) who helped develop Cubism with Pablo Picasso, dies at 81
  • Sep 1 Guy Burgess, British spy for the USSR
  • Sep 1 Jean Canneel, Flemish sculptor, dies at 73
  • Sep 3 Cruys Voorbergh, actor/director (Vliegende Hollander), dies at 64
  • Sep 3 Frico Kafenda, Slovak composer, dies at 79
  • Sep 4 Robert Schuman, French premier/chair (European Parliament), dies at 77
  • Sep 6 Margarita Sierra, actress (Surfside 6), dies after heart surgery at 26
  • Sep 9 Ernst Kantorowicz, German/US historian, dies at 68
  • Sep 9 Jan Schouten, Dutch founder (illegal Trouw)/chairman (ARP), dies
  • Sep 12 Ben Sealey, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1933), dies
  • Sep 12 Mervyn A Ellison, British astronomer (spectrohelioscope), dies at 63
  • Sep 15 Fred Hillebrand, actor (Martin Kane), dies at 69
  • Sep 21 Paulino Masip, Spanish playwright (b. 1899)
  • Sep 22 Fred Le Roux, cricketer (South African all-rounder in only Test), dies
  • Sep 30 Arnold Foster, composer, dies at 66
  • Oct 7 Grace Darmond, silent screen actress (Below the Surface), dies at 69
  • Oct 7 Gustaf Gründgens, German actor and director (M), dies of internal hemorrhage at 63
  • Oct 8 Remedios Varo, Spanish-Mexican surrealist artist dies of a heart attack aged 54
  • Oct 9 Thurlow Weed Lieurance, composer, dies at 85
  • Oct 10 Roy Cazaly, Australian rules footballer (b. 1893)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 11 Edith Piaf, French singer (No, I don't regret anything), dies at 47

Singer Edith Piaf
Edith Piaf
  • Oct 11 Jean Cocteau, French author (La Voie Humaine), dies at 73
  • Oct 13 Henry Daniell, English actor (Woman in Green, Body Snatchers), dies
  • Oct 15 Edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French writer (Ecoute Israel), dies
  • Oct 15 Horton Smith. American golfer (b. 1908)
  • Oct 17 Jacques Hadamard, French mathematician (Prime Numbers), dies at 97
  • Oct 18 Claudio Carneyro, composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 21 George B Cressey, US geographer (Crossroads), dies at 66
  • Oct 21 Józef Franczak, last cursed soldier - anticommunist underground in Poland(b. 1918)
  • Oct 22 Elvin M. Jellinek, American Physiologist and pioneer in the study of alcoholism, dies at 73
  • Oct 23 Raphael HLAJM Verwilghen, architect/urban developer, dies at 78
  • Oct 24 Beverly Wills, actress (Beverly-I Married Joan), dies at 29
  • Oct 25 Abu-Bakr Khairat, composer, dies at 53
  • Oct 28 Mart Saar, Estonian composer, dies at 81
  • Oct 29 Adolphe Menjou, actor (Front Page, Star is Born), dies at 73
  • Oct 31 Henry Daniell, actor (Camille, Body Snatchers), dies at 69
  • Nov 1 Elsa Maxwell, author (Jack Paar Show), dies at 80
  • Nov 1 Ngo Dinh Diem, South Vietnamese PM, assassinated in a coup at 62
  • Nov 2 Ngo Dinh Diem, president of South Vietnam (1955-63), murdered at 62
  • Nov 6 Djuanda Kartawidjaja, premier (Indonesia), dies at 52
  • Nov 8 Simon Jurovsky, composer, dies at 51
  • Nov 10 Otto Flake, writer, dies
  • Nov 13 Margaret Murray, English anthropologist and Egyptologist (b. 1863)
  • Nov 15 Fritz Reiner, Hung/US conductor (Chicago Symphony Orch), dies at 74
  • Nov 19 Carmen Amaya, Spanish flamenco dancer, dies at about 50
  • Nov 21 Luis Cernuda, Spanish poet (Perfil del Aire), dies at 61
  • Nov 21 Pierre Blanchar, actor (Man From Nowhere), dies at 71
  • Nov 21 Robert Stroud, American convict "Birdman of Alcatraz", dies at 73

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 22 Aldous Huxley, English author ('Brave New World'), dies at 69

  • Nov 22 Bikram Singh, Indies Lt-General (Kashmir), dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 22 C. S. Lewis [Clive Staples], Irish author (Silver Chair), dies at 64

Author and Theologian C. S. Lewis
Author and Theologian
C. S. Lewis
  • Nov 22 Claude Floquet, cricketer (Test for South Africa), dies
  • Nov 22 Daulet Singh, Indies Lt-General, dies