August 22, 1963 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • NASA civilian test pilot Joe Walker in X-15 reaches 67 miles (106 km)
  • The X-15 rocket plane achieves a world record altitude of 354,200 feet (107,960 m, 67 miles)

Deaths in History

  • William Richard Morris, 1st viscount Nuffield motor manufacturer, dies