On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1963

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing 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

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Sonny Liston
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson
  • Sarawak achieves independence from British colonial rule
  • The Beatles release "Introducing the Beatles"

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? 57 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer