On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1963

Historical Events

  • Beatles release single "Please Please Me" / "Ask Me Why"; peaks at #2 in UK, and #3 in US

Sports History

SF Warriors center Wilt Chamberlain scores 67 points in 134-129 defeat to LA Lakers at Cow Palace

Famous Birthdays

  • Jason Connery, actor (Robin Hood), born in London, England
  • Kate Gompert, Ames lA, tennis star
  • Petra Schneider, East German swimmer (Olympic gold 400m, 400m medley Moscow), born in Chemnitz, Germany
  • Tracy Caulkins, Winona Minn, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur D Nock, English-Americans historian (St Paul), dies at 60
1963 Highlights

About January 11, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn