On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestHenri Leconte

Henri Leconte, French tennis player (French open finalist 1988), born in Lillers, France

Tennis Player Henri Leconte
Tennis Player
Henri Leconte
  • José Oquendo, Puerto Rican baseball player, born in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard Freyberg, Governor-General of New Zealand (b. 1889)
  • Fritz Reutter, German composer, dies at 66
  • Grant Richards, actor (Doug-Doorway to Danger), dies at 48