On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1963

Historical Events

  • Gasunie, Dutch gas and transportation company established

Famous Birthdays

  • Dannette Leininger, Kailua HA, team handball wing (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • Jason Isaacs, English actor (Harry Potter films), born in Liverpool, England
  • Vladimir Ruzicka, hockey forward (Team Czech Olympic gold 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • William Baziotes, American painter (abstract expressionist), dies at 50
1963 Highlights

About June 6, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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