On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1963

Historical Events

Historic Event

Aldo Moro forms Italian government (1963-1968)

  • Boston Bruins' right wing Andy Hebenton sets a new NHL record by playing in his 581st consecutive game in 2-2 tie with Chicago Black Hawks; reaches 630 straight games

Historic Event

Pope Paul VI closes 2nd session of 2nd Vatican Council


Famous Birthdays

  • Nigel Heslop, English rugby union and rugby league wing (10 caps RU; Orrell RUFC, Liverpool St Helens; Oldham RLFC), born in West Hartlepool, England
  • Sergey Bubka, Ukrainian pole vaulter (Olympic gold 1988; World C'ship gold 1983, 87, 91, 93, 95, 97), born in Luhansk, Ukraine
1963 Highlights

About December 4, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 58 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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