On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1963

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Wilt Chamberlain of NBA SF Warriors scores 67 points vs LA

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain

Famous Birthdays

  • 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? 57 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn