On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1963

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Argentina asks for extradition of ex-President Juan Perón

General and President of Argentina Juan Perón
General and President of Argentina
Juan Perón
  • Frank Sinatra, Jr returned by kidnappersafter his father paid the $240,000 ransom demanded
  • Kenya (formerly British East Africa) declares independence from UK

Famous Birthdays

  • Ai Orikasa, Japanese voice actress and singer, born in Tokyo
  • Eric Schenkman, American-Canadian rock and blues guitarist (Spin Doctors - Pocket Full of Kryptonite), born in Massachusetts
  • Juan Carlos Varela, President of Panama (2014-), born in Panama City
  • Teresa Blake, American actress (Gloria Marsh-All My Children), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Yasujiro Ozu, Japanese film director (b. 1903)
1963 Highlights

About December 12, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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