On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1963

Historical Events

  • "Double Dublin" opens at Little Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • The Beatles release "I Want To Hold Your Hand" and "I Saw Her Standing There" in the US
  • US furnishes cereal to USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Lars Ulrich, Danish heavy metal drummer (Metallica-Kill 'em All), born in Gentoffe Municipality, Denmark

Famous Deaths

  • "Gorgeous George" Wagner, wrestler, dies
1963 Highlights

About December 26, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn