On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1963

Historical Events

  • Japanese runner Toru Terasawa runs a world record marathon (2:15:15.8) at the Beppu Marathon on the island of Kyushu, Japan

Famous Birthdays

  • Jensen Huang, Taiwanese-American businessman and engineer (Nvidia Corporation), born in Tainan, Taiwan
  • Larry the Cable Guy [Daniel Lawrence Whitney], American comedian (Blue Collar Comedy Tour), born in Pawnee City, Nebraska

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward, owner (5-time NBA MVP, 6-time NBA champion Chicago Bulls), born in Brooklyn, New York


1963 Highlights

About February 17, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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