On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardUS Masters Golf

27th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: 23 year old Jack Nicklaus wins the first of his record 6 Green Jackets with a 3-foot par putt on the final hole to finish 1 stroke ahead of Tony Lema

  • Public stock offering of 115,000 shares in Milwaukee Braves withdrawn after only 13,000 shares are sold to 1,600 new investors
  • Yugoslavia proclaimed a Socialistic republic

Famous Birthdays

  • Jaime de Marichalar, duke of Lugo, Spanish royalty