What Happened on February 20, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • End of the Test Cricket careers of Neil Harvey & Alan Davidson

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Willie Mays (SF Giants) signs a record $100,000 per year contract

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestCharles Barkley

Charles Barkley, American NBA forward (Phoenix, Rockets, Olympic gold 1996), born in Leeds, Alabama

NBA Power Forward Charles Barkley
NBA Power Forward
Charles Barkley
  • Ian Brown, English rock vocalist (Stone Roses-Made of Stone)
  • Jon Lynn Christensen, former Nebraska Congressman
  • Marilisa Xenogiannakopoulou, Greek politician
  • William Baldwin, NY, actor (Backdraft, Sliver, Flatliners)

Famous Deaths

  • Ferenc Fricsay, Hungarian conductor (b. 1914)
  • Jacob Gade, Danish composer(b. 1879)