Historical Events on October 20, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Alec Douglas-Home forms British government

British Prime Minister Alec Douglas-Home
British Prime Minister
Alec Douglas-Home
  • France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria

Sports record brokenNFL Record

Jim Brown sets NFL single-season rushing record, 1,863 yds

NFL Legend Jim Brown
NFL Legend
Jim Brown

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Hillside Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Event of interestEvent of Interest

South Africa begins trial of Nelson Mandela & 8 others on conspiracy

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • WITV TV channel 7 in Charleston, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting