On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1963

Historical Events

  • Curnick Ndlovu, South African worker's union leader and African National Congress Leader, is arrested for acts of sabotage
  • Famous cricket draw at Lord's as England hang on against the Windies

Event of interestEvent of Interest

JFK speaks at Pauls Church in Frankfurt

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug Gilmour, Canadian ice hockey player (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Person of interestGeorge Michael

George Michael [Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou], English singer-songwriter and pop superstar (Wham! - "Careless Whisper"; "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"; solo - " I Want Your Sex"; "Faith"), born in London, England (d. 2016)

Pop Superstar George Michael
Pop Superstar
George Michael
  • John Benjamin Hickey, American actor (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen), born in Plano, Texas
  • Mike Stanley, American baseball player (NY Yankees, Boston Red Sox), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Si-An Deng, Canadian badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Shanghai, China
  • Yann Martel, Spanish-Canadian author (Life of Pi), born in Salamanca, Spain
1963 Highlights

About June 25, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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