On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Nagaland becomes a state of Indian union
  • Wendell Scott wins the Grand National Series Jacksonville 200 at Speedway Park in Jacksonville, Florida, becoming the first black driver to win a race at NASCAR's premier level

Famous Birthdays

  • Arjuna Ranatunga, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test batsman since 1982)
  • Marco Greco, Brazilian racing driver