On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1963

Historical Events

  • The Beatles record "She Loves You" and "I'll Get You"

Historic Event

US President JFK arrives in Rome

  • ZIP (Zone Improvement Plan) Codes are introduced for United States mail

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Tsang Lu, American physicist and NASA astronaut (STS 84), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Igor Zhelezovski, Belarusian speed skater (record 6 x World Sprint Champion; Olympic silver 1994; bronze 1988), born in Orša, Byelorussia (d. 2021)
  • Roddy Bottum, American rock keyboardist (Faith No More - "Real Thing"), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Camille Chautemps, premier France, dies
1963 Highlights

About July 1, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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