On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1963

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

SF Giants legend Willie Mays breaks up classic Juan Marichal vs Warren Spahn pitching dual, homering in 16th inning off Spahn for 1-0 win vs Milwaukee Braves

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Kermode, British film critic

Famous Deaths

  • Seth Barnes Nicholson, American astronomer who discovered four satellites of Jupiter, dies at 71
1963 Highlights

About July 2, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer