On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Mona Lisa", on loan, unveiled in America's National Gallery of Art

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dmitri Shostakovich' Katharina Ismailova premieres in Riga

Famous Birthdays

  • Hiromi Kobayashi, Japanese golfer (3 LPGA Tour titles), born in Iwaki, Fukushima

Famous Deaths

  • Kay [Katherine Linn] Sage, American artist and poet commits suicide aged 64
  • Stark Young, American writer (So Red the Rose), dies at 81