On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1963

Historical Events

  • 17th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 2

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Future Basketball Hall of Fame point guard Bob Cousy plays his last NBA game for Boston as Celtics beat LA Lakers, 112-109 in Game 6 for their 5th straight NBA C'ship

NBA Point Guard Bob Cousy
NBA Point Guard
Bob Cousy
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Gould, American rock bassist (Faith No More - "Epic"; "Easy"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Joey Vera, American heavy metal rocker (Armored Saint - "Aftermath"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mano Solo [Emmanuel Cabut], French singer, born in Châlons-sur-Marne (d. 2010)
  • Tõnu Trubetsky, Estonian punk rock musician, born in Tallinn, Estonia

Famous Weddings

  • English princess Alexandra marries Sir Angus Ogilvy at Westminster Abbey
1963 Highlights

About April 24, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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