On This Day

What Happened on March 10, 1963

Historical Events

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MLB infielder Pete Rose debuts with Cincinnati at spring training in Tampa, Florida; hits in his first 2 at bats

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

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Wilt Chamberlain of NBA SF Warriors scores 70 points vs. Syracuse Nationals

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain

Famous Birthdays

  • Jasmine Guy, American actress (A Different World - "Whitley"), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jeff Ament, American rock bassist, and songwriter (Pearl Jam - "Jeremy"), born in Havre, Montana
  • John Cangelosi, American MLB outfielder (Houston Astros), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Rick Rubin, American record producer, co-founder of Def Jam Recordings, born in Long Beach, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Irving Aaronson, American jazz pianist and big band leader, dies of a heart attack at 68
1963 Highlights

About March 10, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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