On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1963

Historical Events

Sports History

Milwaukee Braves future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Warren Spahn beats NY Mets, 6-1 for his 328th win; most by a left-hander in MLB history

Catholic Encyclical

Pope John XXIII publishes encyclical "Pacem in terris", that peace between all peoples must be based on truth, justice, love and freedom

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Bowden, New Zealand cricket umpire (84 Tests, 200 ODIs, 24 T20Is), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Chris Ferguson, American professional poker player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Eddy Moya, actor, born in El Paso, Texas
  • Elizabeth Smylie, tennis star (1987 Oklahoma City), born in Perth, Australia
1963 Highlights

About April 11, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries