On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1963

Historical Events

  • Curnick Ndlovu, South African Trade Unionist and African National Congress Leader, is arrested
  • Famous cricket draw at Lord's as England hang on against the Windies
  • JFK speaks at Pauls Church in Frankfurt
  • South Africa worker's union leader Curnick Ndlovu arrested

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!, I Want Your Sex), 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? 57 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer