Historical Events for March 1963

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Events 1 - 37 of 37

1st - 200,000 French mine workers strike
2nd - 10th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Duke beats Wake Forest, 68-57
3rd - Senegal adopts constitution
5th - Beatles record "From Me to You" & "Thank You Girl"
5th - 20th Golden Globes: Lawrence of Arabia, Gregory Peck, & Geraldine Page win
8th - Syrian Arab Rep Revolution Day - Military coup in Syria
9th - Beatles began 1st British tour, supporting Tommy Roe & Chris Montez
10th - Pete Rose debuts with hits in his 2 1st at bats in spring training
10th - Wilt Chamberlain of NBA SF Warriors scores 70 points vs Syracuse
11th - Somalia drops diplomatic relations with Great Britain
12th - Beatles perform as a trio, John Lennon is ill with a cold
13th - 2 Russian reconnaissance flights over Alaska
13th - Hindemith & Wilder's opera "Long Christmas Dinner" premieres in NYC
13th - Indonesia & Netherlands recover diplomatic relations
14th - SF Guy Rogers ties NBA record with 28 assists
15th - WFAN TV channel 14 in Washington, D.C. (IND) begins broadcasting
NBA Point Guard Bob CousyNBA Point Guard Bob Cousy 17th - Bob Cousy plays his last NBA game
17th - Elizabeth Ann Seton of NY beatified (canonized in 1975)
17th - Eruptions of Mount Agung Bali, kills 1,900 Balinese
18th - "Tovarich" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 264 performances
18th - France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker, Algeria
18th - WGSF TV channel 31 in Newark, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
20th - 1st "Pop Art" exhibition (NYC)
The last prisoners walk down Broadway as Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary closesThe last prisoners walk down Broadway as Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary closes 21st - Alcatraz federal penitentiary in SF Bay closed
21st - David Hendon & Douglas Cross' musical premieres in London
22nd - Beatles release 1st album, "Please Please Me"
22nd - Brit Min of War John Profumo denies having sex with Christine Keeler
23rd - 25th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Loyola beats Cin 60-58 (OT)
23rd - Rolf Hochhuth's "Der Stellvertreter" premieres in Berlin
23rd - 8th Eurovision Song Contest: Grethe and Jorgen Ingmann for Denmark win singing "Dansevise" in London
25th - KWHY TV channel 22 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
27th - Beeching axe: Dr. Richard Beeching issues a report calling for huge cuts to the United Kingdom's rail network.
28th - AFL's NY Titan's become the NY Jets
29th - Final episode of soap opera "Young Doctor Malone"
30th - France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
30th - 117th Grand National: Pat Buckley aboard Ayala wins
31st - LA ends streetcar service after 90 years

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