On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1963

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

In their second clash Sonny Liston once again KOs Floyd Patterson in round 1 at the Convention Center, Las Vegas to retain the world heavyweight boxing title

  • Sarawak achieves independence from British colonial rule

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Anderson, NFL safety (Oakland Raiders)
  • Emilio Butragueno, Spanish footballer
  • Emily Saliers, American singer (Indigo Girls - "Closer to Fine"), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Joanna Going, actress (Lisa Grady-Another World)
  • Rob Estes, American actor
1963 Highlights

About July 22, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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