On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1963

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Clark, American actor and comedian (Boyd Pritchett-Boston Common), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Dale Hawerchuk, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (#1 pick NHL Draft 1981; Calder Trophy 1982; Canada Cup 1987, 91; Winnipeg Jets, Buffalo Sabres), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2020)
  • David Gavurin, English pop guitarist and composer (Sundays, Blind)

Person of interestGraham Norton

Graham Norton [Graham Walker], Irish comedian and TV presenter, born in Dublin

TV Host and Comedian Graham Norton
TV Host and Comedian
Graham Norton
  • Jack Del Rio, American football player, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings), born in Castro Valley, California
  • Nigel Preston, British drummer (The Cult), born in Birmingham (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Endzion Barelli, dies 2 days after winning a boxing match at 18
  • Jason Robards Sr, American actor (Acapulco, Isle of the Dead), dies from a heart attack at 70
1963 Highlights

About April 4, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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