On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1963

Historical Events

  • Joe Walker takes X-15 to altitude of 82 km

Famous Birthdays

  • Cyrus Chestnut, American jazz pianist and composer, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Kai Hansen, German singer & guitarist (Gamma Ray), born in Hamburg, Germany
1963 Highlights

About January 17, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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