On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • David Cone, baseball pitcher (NY Mets/Tor Blue Jays/NY Yankees), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Edgar Martinez, American baseball 1st baseman (Seattle Mariners), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Dick Powell [Richard Ewing Powell], American singer, actor, producer and director (Cry Danger, Dick Powell Theater), dies from cancer at 58
  • Jack Carson, Canadian-American actor (Star is Born, Mildred Pierce), dies at 52