On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1963

Historical Events

  • Dear Abby show premieres on CBS radio (runs 11 years)
  • Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir play music together for the 1st time

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed Simmons, American NFL tackle (Washington Redskins), born in French Camp, California
  • Konishiki, Japanese-Samoan sumo wrestler, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Scott Ian, American heavy metal guitarist (Anthrax-I'm the Man), born in Queens, New York
1963 Highlights

About December 31, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn