On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

35th Academy Awards: "Lawrence of Arabia", Anne Bancroft & Gregory Peck win

Actor Gregory Peck
Gregory Peck
Actress Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
Soldier and Writer T. E. Lawrence
Soldier and Writer
T. E. Lawrence
  • Tigers claim young pitcher Denny McLain from the White Sox for $25,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Alec Stewart, cricketer (son of Micky/opening bat Occasional WK)
  • Erica Terwillegar, Nelsonville NJ, lugist
  • Julian Lennon, singer (Too Late for Goodbyes) and son of John, born in Liverpool, England
  • Seth Tobias, American financial commentator (d. 2007)
  • Terry Porter, American basketball point guard and coach (Portland Trail Blazers; Minnesota Timberwolves; NBA All Star 1991, 93), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Famous Deaths

  • Len Tuckett, cricketer (no runs no wkts in 1 Test for S A), dies