On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1963

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
1963 Highlights

About January 8, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn