On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1963

Famous Birthdays

  • Carrie Hamilton, American actress (Fame), born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)
  • Eddie "the Eagle" Edwards, English ski jumper, born in Cheltenham, England

Famous Deaths

  • Herbert H Lehman, (Gov-D-NY), dies
  • Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, Prime Minister of Pakistan (b. 1892)
  • Karl Amadeus Hartmann, German composer, dies at 58
1963 Highlights

About December 5, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius