What Happened in 1963 (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 400 of 622

  • Jul 8 US bans all monetary transactions with Cuba
  • Jul 9 34th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-3 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 9 All star MVP: Willie Mays (SF Giants)

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • Jul 9 Crusher Lisowski beats Verne Gagne in Minneapolis, to become NWA champ
  • Jul 11 South-African ANC Walter Sisulu/Andrew Mlangeni/Govan Mbeki arrested
  • Jul 13 Early Wynn, wins his 300th & last game at 43
  • Jul 13 Indian government announces it will cut last remaining links with South Africa by refusing landing facilities to South African aircraft
  • Jul 13 92nd British Golf Open: Bob Charles shoots a 277 at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club
  • Jul 14 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Sight Golf Open
  • Jul 14 50th Tour de France won by Jacques Anquetil of France
  • Jul 15 KAIT TV channel 8 in Jonesboro, AR (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Jul 15 Paul McCartney is fined £17 for speeding
  • Jul 16 Amazon river carries 190,000 m3/sec of water (record)
  • Jul 17 Telstar soccer team forms in Ijmuiden
  • Jul 18 Failed military coup in Syria
  • Jul 18 The United Nations Special Committee on Apartheid releases its second interim report pressing for international sanctions against South Africa, particularly the supply of arms, ammunition and petroleum
  • Jul 19 NASA civilian Test pilot Joe Walker in X-15 reaches 105 km
  • Jul 19 Philadelphia Phillies Roy Siever hits HR # 300
  • Jul 20 17 African states & Madagascar sign peace treaty with EC

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 20 18th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Mary Mills

LPGA Golfer Mary Mills
LPGA Golfer
Mary Mills
  • Jul 20 Verne Gagne beats Crusher Lisowski in Minneapolis, to become NWA champ
  • Jul 20 Riots break out at Mt Eden Prison, Auckland, New Zealand

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 21 45th PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 279 at Dallas AC Dallas

  • Jul 22 The Beatles release "Introducing the Beatles"

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jul 22 Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Sonny Liston
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson
  • Jul 22 Sarawak achieves independence from British colonial rule
  • Jul 24 124 Unification church couples wed in Korea
  • Jul 24 Dutch government of Marijnen forms
  • Jul 25 Belgian Senate accept Law on language regulations
  • Jul 25 US, Russia & Britain sign nuclear Test ban treaty
  • Jul 26 Skopje, Yugoslavia, destroyed by earthquake, kills 1,000+
  • Jul 26 US Syncom 2, 1st geosynchronous communications satellite, launched
  • Jul 26 The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development votes to admit Japan.
  • Jul 27 Fritz Von Erich beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champ
  • Jul 27 General Amin al-Hafez becomes president of Syria
  • Jul 28 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Wolverine Golf Open

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Jul 30 British spy Kim Philby found in Moscow

  • Jul 31 Arturo Illia elected President of Argentina
  • Jul 31 Cleve ties record of 4 consecutive HRs (Held, Ramos, Francona, Brown)
  • Jul 31 Indians' Woodie Held, Pedro Ramos, Tito Francona, & Larry Brown hit consecutive home runs in one inning (vs California Angels)
  • Aug 1 Beatles Book is sold out on its 1st day of sale
  • Aug 1 Germany FR annexes Elten village
  • Aug 1 WQAD TV channel 8 in Moline, IL (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Aug 2 30th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 20, Green Bay 17 (65,000)
  • Aug 3 "No Strings" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 580 performances
  • Aug 3 Allan Sherman releases "Hello Mudda, Hello Fadda"
  • Aug 3 Beatles final performance at Cavern Club in Liverpool
  • Aug 4 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Milwaukee Jaycee Golf Open
  • Aug 5 Britain, USA & USSR sign nuclear test ban treaty
  • Aug 5 Craig Breedlove sets world auto speed record at 407.45 MPH

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Aug 7 Jacqueline Kennedy becomes 1st US First Lady to give birth (Patrick Kennedy) since Mrs Cleveland

  • Aug 8 Great Train Robbery in England, £2.6 million ($7.3 million)
  • Aug 8 Kingsmen release "Louie, Louie", radio stations label it obscene
  • Aug 8 LA Dodgers F Howard & B Skowron are 3rd to hit consecutive pinch HRs
  • Aug 8 Verne Gagne beats Fritz Von Erich in Amarillo, to become NWA champ
  • Aug 9 Britains rock TV show, Ready Steady Go, premieres
  • Aug 9 NY Met Roger Craig's NL record-tying 18-game losing streak ends
  • Aug 11 Kingston Trio are mystery guest on "What's My Line?"
  • Aug 11 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Waterloo Women's Golf Open Invitational
  • Aug 11 Four ANC political detainees escape from Pretoria Central prison in South Africa
  • Aug 12 Portuguese dictator Salazar firm on African colonization

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Aug 12 Stan Musial announces he will retire at end of year

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
  • Aug 13 US Customs agents confiscate 21 gold coins from Witte Museum, San Antonio, Texas
  • Aug 13 Warren Spahn sets left-hander strike out mark at 2,382
  • Aug 15 Fulbert Youlou resigns as President of Congo-Brazzaville
  • Aug 16 Independence is restored to Dominican Republic
  • Aug 17 Jim Hickman becomes 1st NY Met to hit for cycle
  • Aug 17 Oriole's Dick Hall retires his 28th consecutive player in relief
  • Aug 18 James Meredith becomes 1st black graduate from U of Mississippi
  • Aug 18 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Albuquerque Swing Parade Golf Tournament
  • Aug 19 NAACP Youth Council begins sit-ins at lunch counters, Oklahoma City
  • Aug 21 Jerry Lynch's record 15th pinch-hit HR gives Pirates a 7-6 win
  • Aug 21 Martial law declared in South Vietnam, following raids on Buddhist pagodas
  • Aug 22 NASA civilian test pilot Joe Walker in X-15 reaches 67 miles (106 km)
  • Aug 22 The X-15 rocket plane achieves a world record altitude of 354,200 feet (107,960 m, 67 miles)
  • Aug 23 Beatles release "She Loves You" in UK
  • Aug 23 Ringo admits he wrote a song "Don't Pass Me By"
  • Aug 23 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Aug 24 1st 200 metre freestyle swum under 2 minutes (Don Schollander 1:58)
  • Aug 24 John Pennel is first person to pole-vault 17'
  • Aug 24 24th Venice Film Festival: "Hands Over the City" directed by Francesco Rosi wins Golden Lion
  • Aug 25 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ogden Ladies' Golf Open

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Aug 25 Paul McCartney is fined 31 pounds & given a 1 yr suspended license for speeding

Musician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartney
Musician & member of the Beatles
Paul McCartney
  • Aug 26 W I beat England 2-1 in series, 1st holders of Wisden Cricket Trophy
  • Aug 28 200,000 march and demonstrate for African American civil rights in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 28 Evergreen Point Floating Bridge connecting Seattle & Bellevue opens

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Aug 28 Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his "I have a dream speech" addressing civil rights march at Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.

Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Activist
Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Aug 29 Harmon Killebrew (Twins) HRs off Pete Burnside (Senators) in DH
  • Aug 30 Hotline communication link between Pentagon (Washington, D.C.) and the Klemlin (Moscow) installed
  • Sep 1 Language laws in Belgium goes into effect causing a riot
  • Sep 1 St Louis Cards pitcher Curt Simmons steals home plate

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Sep 2 Alabama Governor George Wallace prevents integration of Tuskegee High School

Politician and Segregationist George Wallace
Politician and Segregationist
George Wallace
  • Sep 2 CBS & NBC expand network news from 15 to 30 minutes
  • Sep 2 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Idaho Centennia Golf Tournament
  • Sep 4 Swissair Flight 306 crashes near Dürrenäsch, Switzerland, killing all 80 people on board.
  • Sep 6 Historian Lee Allen says Indians-Senators game is 100,000th in Major League baseball history

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 6 Jerry Lee Lewis quits Sun Records

Country Singer Jerry Lee Lewis
Country Singer
Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Sep 6 The Centre for International Industrial Property Studies (CEIPI) is founded.
  • Sep 7 WCTI TV channel 12 in New Bern, NC (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 7 American Bandstand moves to California, & airs once a week on Saturday

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 927

  • Apr 24 Joey Vera, heavy metal rocker (Armored Saint-Aftermath)
  • Apr 24 Mano Solo [Emmanuel Cabut], French singer, born in Châlons-sur-Marne (d. 2010)
  • Apr 24 Tõnu Trubetsky, Estonian musician
  • Apr 26 Bill Wennington, NBA center (Chicago Bulls)
  • Apr 26 Michael Damian, actor/singer (Joseph & Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat)
  • Apr 26 Thomas Searle, hockey defenseman (Team Austria 1998)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 26 Jet Li, Chinese actor and martial artist (Romeo Must Die, Unleashed), born in Beijing, China

Chinese Actor and Martial Artist Jet Li
Chinese Actor and Martial Artist
Jet Li
  • Apr 27 Arther van Dijk, drummer (Ivy Green)
  • Apr 27 Grant Show, actor (Jake-Melrose Place, Rick-Ryan's Hope)
  • Apr 27 Schae Harrison, Orange California, actress (Darla-Bold & Beautiful)
  • Apr 27 Cali Timmins, Canadian actress
  • Apr 27 Russell T. Davies, Welsh television writer and executive producer of Doctor Who
  • Apr 28 Obiageli Ezekwesili, Nigerian Accountant and World Bank official (#BringBackOurGirls campaign)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 29 Mike Babcock, Canadian NHL Coach (Anaheim, Detroit, Team Canada), born in Manitouwadge, Ontario

NHL Coach Mike Babcock
NHL Coach
Mike Babcock
  • Apr 30 Steve Smith, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • May 1 Robert Seguso, Minneapolis MN, tennis star
  • May 2 Brian Tochi, actor (Dr Alan Poe-St Elsewhere, Renegades), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 2 Jos van Eck, Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
  • May 2 Kenton Leonard, CFL cornerback (Calgary Stampeders)
  • May 3 Jeff Hornacek, NBA guard (Utah Jazz)
  • May 3 Jamie Reeves, British strongman
  • May 3 Sally Whittaker, English actress
  • May 5 Simon Rimmer, English chef
  • May 5 Heidi Kozak, American actress
  • May 5 James LaBrie, Canadian singer (Dream Theater)
  • May 6 Alessandra Ferri, British ballerina (American Ballet Theater)
  • May 7 Johnny Lee Middleton, American musician (Savatage & Trans-Siberian Orchestra)
  • May 8 Clemens Lothaller, Austria, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13 backup)
  • May 8 Izabela Kloc, Polish politician
  • May 8 Terry Christian, British radio presenter
  • May 8 Robin Jarvis, British writer
  • May 9 Sanja Doležal, Croatian singer (Novi fosili)
  • May 10 Lisa M Nowak, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut, born in Washington, D.C.
  • May 11 Blair Piercy, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Cordova Bay Open), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • May 11 Mark Breland, American welterweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1984), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 11 Natasha Richardson, actress (Gothic, Handmaid's Tale), born in London, England

  • May 11 Gunilla Carlsson, Swedish politician
  • May 11 Masatoshi Hamada, Japanese comedian
  • May 11 Roark Critchlow, actor
  • May 12 Vanessa A. Williams, American actress (Rhonda Blair-Melrose Place), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 12 Stefano Modena, Italian racing driver
  • May 12 Charles Pettigrew, American singer (Charles and Eddie) (d. 2001)
  • May 13 Julian Brookhouse, rocker (Curiosity Killed Cat-Keep Your Distance)
  • May 13 Wally Masur, England, tennis star
  • May 14 Pat Borders, catcher (California Angels), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • May 15 George Heidweiler, Suriname, Dutch painter
  • May 15 Grant Herslov, actor (Wayne-Spencer, Under One Roof), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 16 Jon Coffelt, American artist
  • May 16 Mercedes Echerer, Austrian actress and politician
  • May 17 Jon Koncak, NBA center (Orlando Magic)
  • May 17 Page McConnell, American songwriter and keyboardist (Phish), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 18 Marty McSorley, Hamilton, NHL defenseman (LA Kings, NY Rangers)
  • May 19 Rebecca Bradley, LPGA golfer
  • May 19 Filippo Galli, Italian footballer
  • May 20 Brian Nash, actor (Joel-Please Don't Eat Daisies), born in Glendale, California
  • May 20 David Wells, Torrance CA, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles, NY Yankees)
  • May 20 Dipak Chudasama, cricketer (Kenya opening batsman 1996 World Cup)
  • May 21 Yelena Vodorezova, USSR, figure skater (Olympic-1976)
  • May 21 Richard Appel, American writer
  • May 21 Kevin Shields, Musician (My Bloody Valentine)
  • May 24 Gene Anthony Ray, dancer/actor (Leroy-Fame), born in Harlem, New York
  • May 24 Horace Holden Jr, slalom double canoe (Olympics-11th-96), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 24 Joe Dumars, NBA guard (Detroit Pistons)
  • May 24 Ken Ftach, tennis star, born in St Louis, Missouri
  • May 24 Ivan Capelli, Italian racing driver
  • May 24 Michael Chabon, American author
  • May 24 Kathy Leander, Swiss singer
  • May 24 Rich Rodriguez, American football coach
  • May 25 Mike Myers, Canada, comedian (SNL, Wayne's World) [or Jun 25]
  • May 26 Charles Van Eman, Pitts, actor (Charlie-All My Children, Dynasty II)
  • May 26 Eddie Martin Jr, jockey
  • May 28 Eugene Robinson, NFL safety (Seattle Seahawk, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • May 28 Houman Younessi, Iranian-born scientist
  • May 28 Gavin Harrison, British drummer (Porcupine Tree)
  • May 29 Lisa Whelchel, Fort Worth Texas, actress (Blair-Facts of Life)
  • May 29 Tracey E Bregman, Munich Germany, actress (Lauren-Bold & Beautiful, Days of Our Life)
  • May 29 Blaze Bayley, British singer (ex-Iron Maiden)
  • May 29 Ukyo Katayama, Japanese racing driver
  • May 30 Helen Patricia Sharman, Great Britain, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-12)
  • May 30 Lynda Wiesmeier, playmate (Jul, 1982), born in Washington, D.C.
  • May 31 Wendy Smith, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good)
  • May 31 Viktor Orbán, Hungarian politician
  • May 31 Wesley Willis, American musician (d. 2003)
  • Jun 1 Mike Joyce, rock drummer (Smiths-Ask, Panic, London)
  • Jun 2 Brian Harvey, baseball umpire (NL)
  • Jun 2 Jay B Cooper, Coral Gables Fla, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Jamaica)
  • Jun 2 Tim Balmer, Milwaukee Wis, Canadian Tour golfer (Bermuda Open-1990)
  • Jun 3 Deb Richard, Abbeville LA, LPGA golfer (1991 Women's Kemper Open)
  • Jun 3 Sabrina Goles, Yugoslavia, tennis star
  • Jun 3 Yuri Yuriyevich Krikun, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Jun 3 Rudy Demotte, Belgian politician
  • Jun 3 Toshiaki Karasawa, Japanese actor
  • Jun 4 Carey Nelson, Canada, marathoner (Olympics-96)
  • Jun 4 Jim Lachey, NFL tackle (Washington Redskins)
  • Jun 4 Mossimo Giannulli, fashion designer (hot)
  • Jun 4 Xavier McDaniel, NBA forward (Seattle SuperSonics)
  • Jun 6 Dannette Leininger, Kailua HA, team handball wing (Olympics-92, 96)
  • Jun 6 Vladimir Ruzicka, hockey forward (Team Czech Oly-Gold-1998)
  • Jun 6 Jason Isaacs, English actor
  • Jun 7 Steven David Rintoul, Bowral Australia, PGA golfer (1994 Buick-2nd)

Famous Weddings

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Famous Deaths

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