On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1963

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

John XXIII encyclical On peace in truth, justice, charity & liberty

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Warren Spahn beats Mets 6-1 for his 328th win (most by a lefty)

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? 56 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries