On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 200,000 French mine workers strike

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold Oosterveer, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Barb[ara] Marois, Auburn Mass, field hockey defender (Olympics 1996)
  • Dan Michaels, American musician and record producer
  • Magnus Svensson, Leksand Swe, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
  • Maurice Benard, actor (Sonny Corinthos-General Hospital)
  • Robert James Affuso, rock drummer (Skid Row-Psycho Love), born in Newburgh, New York
  • Ron Francis, Sault Ste Marie, NHL center (Pitts Penguins, Team Canada)
  • Thomas Anders, German singer (Modern Talking)
  • Tony Castillo, Lara Venezuela, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)

Famous Deaths

  • Irish Meusel, American baseball player (b. 1893)