On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1963

Historical Events

  • "Milk & Honey" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 543 performances
  • Major League Rules Committee votes to expand strike zone

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Ridgeley, British pop guitarist, songwriter and producer (Wham - "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"), born in Windlesham, Surrey, England
  • Jazzie B [Beresford Romeo], English rapper (Soul II Soul - "Feel Free"), born in Hornsey, London, England
  • José Mourinho, Portuguese football manager (Chelsea), born in Setúbal, Lisbon
  • Simon O'Donnell, Australian cricketer (Deniliquin NSW ODI all-rounder 1985-90), born in Deniliquin, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Ole Olsen, American comedian (Olsen & Johnson), dies at 70
1963 Highlights

About January 26, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius