On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1963

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Beatles perform as a trio, John Lennon is ill with a cold

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Famous Birthdays

  • Candy Costie, synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Ian Holloway, English football manager
  • Joaquim Carvalho Cruz, Brazil, 800m runner (Olympic gold 1984)
  • John Andretti, American auto racer (NASCAR Cup Series: 2 wins, 37 top tens, 4 poles), born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)
  • Julia Campbell, Huntsville Ala, actress (Opportunity Knocks)
  • Paul Way, English golfer (Ryder Cup 1983, 85), born in Kingsbury, Middlesex
1963 Highlights

About March 12, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces