On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1963

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
1963 Highlights

About July 4, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer