On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1963

Historical Events

  • 2 Russian space missions return to Earth
  • Charter members of Canadian Football Hall of Fame chosen
  • Greek government of Pipinolis forms

Historic Event

Valentina Tereshkova 1st woman in space returns to Earth

Famous Birthdays

  • Rory Underwood, English rugby union footballer
  • Simon Wright, British rock drummer (AC/DC, 1983-89; Dio, 1989-91), born in Oldham, Lancashire, England
1963 Highlights

About June 19, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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