On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1963

Historical Events

  • "Girl Who Came to Supper" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 112 performances
  • Frank Sinatra, Jr is kidnapped at Harrah's Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
  • Pan Am Flight 214 crashes outside Elkton, Maryland with 81 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Toshiaki Kawada, Japanese professional wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Field Marshal Sarit Dhanarajata, Prime Minister of Thailand (b. 1908)
1963 Highlights

About December 8, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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