Historical Events for September 1963

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Events 1 - 74 of 74

1st - Language laws in Belgium goes into effect causing a riot
1st - St Louis Cards pitcher Curt Simmons steals home plate
2nd - Alabama Gov George C Wallace prevents integration of Tuskegee HS
2nd - CBS & NBC expand network news from 15 to 30 minutes
2nd - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Idaho Centennia Golf Tournament
4th - Swissair Flight 306 crashes near Dürrenäsch, Switzerland, killing all 80 people on board.
6th - Historian Lee Allen says Indians-Senators game is 100,000th in Major League baseball history
6th - Jerry Lee Lewis quits Sun Records
6th - The Centre for International Industrial Property Studies (CEIPI) is founded.
7th - WCTI TV channel 12 in New Bern, NC (ABC) begins broadcasting
7th - American Bandstand moves to California, & airs once a week on Saturday
7th - Pro Football Hall of Fame dedicated in Canton Ohio
8th - Algerian population accepts constitution
8th - Braves Warren Spahn ties Christy Mathewson with 13 20-win seasons
Country Singer Jerry Lee LewisCountry Singer Jerry Lee Lewis 8th - Ines Cuervo de Priete, 34, gives birth to quintuplets, all boys
8th - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Spokane Women's Golf Open
8th - 83rd U.S. Men's National Championship: Rafael Osuna beats Frank Froehling (7-5, 6-4, 6-2)
8th - 77th U.S. Women's National Championship: Maria Bueno beats Margaret Court (7-5, 6-4)
9th - Alabama Gov George Wallace served a federal injunction to stop orders of state police to bar black students from enrolling in white schools
10th - 20 black students entered public schools in Alabama
10th - Phillies beat Houston Colt .45s, 16-0
10th - Stan Musial hits a HR in his 1st at bat as a grandfather
11th - Typhoon Gloria strikes Taiwan killing 330, with $17.5 million damage
12th - WHYY TV channel 12 in Wilmington, DE (PBS) begins broadcasting
13th - "Outer Limits" premieres on ABC TV
MLB Legend Stan MusialMLB Legend Stan Musial 13th - Jim Bouton's 20th win clinches Yanks 28th pennant
13th - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
14th - Mary Ann Fischer, Aberdeen, SD, gave birth to America's 1st surviving quintuplets, 4 girls & a boy
15th - Church bombed in Birmingham AL, kills 4 African-American girls
15th - Alou brothers-Felipe, Matty, & Jesus-appear in SF outfield for 1 inn
15th - Ben Bella elected 1st president of Algeria
15th - Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Eugene Ladies' Golf Open
15th - WNTV TV channel 29 in Greenville, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting
16th - "Outer Limits" premieres on ABC-TV
16th - Malaya, Singapore, British North Borneo (Sabah) and Sarawak form the Federation of Malaysia
16th - WVAN TV channel 9 in Savannah, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting
17th - "The Fugitive" starring David Janssen premieres on ABC TV
17th - Train struck makeshift bus full of migrant workers, killing 32
18th - Final game at Polo Grounds, 1,752 see Phillies beat Mets 5-1
18th - USSR orders 58.5 million barrels of cereal from Australia
19th - Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. is founded at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland.
35th US President John F. Kennedy35th US President John F. Kennedy 20th - JFK proposes a joint US-Soviet voyage to the moon
22nd - Czechoslovakian premier Široký deposed by Josef Lenart
22nd - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Visalia Ladies' Golf Open
23rd - Georgette Ciselet is 1st woman on Belgian Council of State
23rd - WMEB TV channel 12 in Orono, ME (PBS) begins broadcasting
24th - Idle Dodgers clinch their 2nd LA pennant as Cubs beat Cards
24th - US Senate ratifies treaty with Britain & USSR limiting nuclear testing
26th - 1st edition of NYC Review of Books
26th - Lee Harvey Oswald travels on Continental Trailways bus to Mexico
27th - At 10:59 AM census clock, records US population at 190,000,000
27th - Lee Harvey Oswald visits Cubans consulate in Mexico
28th - "King Leonardo" cartoon last airs on NBC-TV
28th - "Little Deuce Coupe" by The Beach Boys peaks at #15
28th - "Martian Hop" by The Ran-Dells peaks at #1
Ex-soldier, drifter Lee Harvey OswaldEx-soldier, drifter Lee Harvey Oswald 28th - "New Phil Silvers Show" debuts on CBS-TV
28th - "Nick Teen & Al K Hall" by Rolf Harris peaks at #95
28th - "Sally, Go 'Round The Roses" by Jaynetts peaks at #2
28th - "Shari Lewis Show" last airs on NBC-TV
28th - "Surfer Joe" by Surfaris peaks at #62
28th - "Tennessee Tuxedo" cartoon debuts on CBS-TV
28th - Giuseppe Cantarella roller-skates record 25.78 mph (415 k) for 440 yds
28th - Murray The K, a NY DJ plays "She Loves You" on the radio
29th - "Judy Garland Show" debuts on CBS-TV
29th - "My Favorite Martian" starring Ray Walston, debuts on CBS-TV
29th - 2nd session of Ecumenical council, `Vatican II,' opens in Rome
29th - Cardinal's celebrate Stan Musial Day in St Louis, for Stan Musial's final game, where he hits his 3,629th & 3,630th HRs
29th - Houston Colt .45 John Paciorek goes 3 for 3 in his only game
LPGA Golfer Mickey WrightLPGA Golfer Mickey Wright 29th - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational
29th - Pope Paul opens 2nd sitting of 2nd Vatican council
29th - Rolling Stones 1st tour (opening act for Bo Diddley & Everly Bros)
29th - "Tom Jones", based on the novel by Henry Fielding, directed by Tony Richardson and starring Albert Finney and Susannah York premieres at the Venice Film festival (Best Picture 1964)
30th - "Student Gypsy" opens at 84th St Theater NYC for 16 performances
30th - 56th Postmaster General: John A Gronouski of Wis takes office

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