On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Detlef Schrempf, German NBA forward (Mavericks, Pacers, Supersonics)

Person of interestHakeem Olajuwon

Hakeem Olajuwon, Nigerian-American NBA center (Houston Rockets, Olympic gold 1996), born in Lagos, Nigeria

NBA Center Hakeem Olajuwon
NBA Center
Hakeem Olajuwon
  • Jessie Hester, NFL player (St Louis Rams)

Famous Deaths

  • Al St John, actor (Law & Order, Devil Riders), dies at 70
  • Franz Jung, German writer and political activist, dies at 74