On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 17th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 2
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Gould, American rock bassist (Faith No More), 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