On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • In New Zealand, a National Airways Corporation Dakota DC-3 crashes in the Kaimai Ranges; all 23 passengers and crew are killed in New Zealand’s worst internal civil aviation accident

Famous Birthdays

  • Don August, American baseball player (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Inglewood, California
  • Tracey Emin, English artist (Everyone I Have Ever Slept With 1963–1995), born in Croydon, England