On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1963

Historical Events

Sports History

Dave DeBusschere hits a single off Bennie Daniels, his 1st and only MLB hit

NBA Forward and MLB Player Dave DeBusschere
NBA Forward and MLB Player
Dave DeBusschere
  • Telstar soccer team forms in Ijmuiden

Famous Birthdays

  • Denise Miller, American actress (Billie-Archie Bunker's Place), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • John Ventimiglia, American actor (The Sopranos), born in Queens, New York
  • Letsie III, King of Lesotho, born in Morija, Basutoland
  • Matti Nykänen, Finnish ski jumper (4 Olympic gold 1984, 88), born in Jyväskylä, Finland (d. 2019)
  • Regina Belle, American pop, and R&B singer-songwriter, and Grammy Award winner (with Peabo Bryson - "A Whole New World"), born in Engelwood, New Jersey
1963 Highlights

About July 17, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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