What Happened on April 12, 1963

Historical Events

  • Beatles third single, "From Me To You" is released in UK
  • Police in Birmingham, Alabama, use dogs & cattle prods on peaceful demonstrators

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Métraux, Swiss anthropologist, dies at 60
  • Herbie Nichols, American jazz pianist and composer ("Lady Sings the Blues"), dies of leukemia at 43
1963 Highlights

About April 12, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: He's So Fine - The Chiffons
  • UK #1 Song: How Do You Do It? - Gerry & The Pacemakers