On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1963

Historical Events

  • Indonesia & Netherlands reinstate diplomatic relations
  • Paul Hindemith and Thornton Wilder's opera "Long Christmas Dinner" premieres in NYC
  • Two Russian reconnaissance flights over Alaska

Famous Birthdays

  • Mariano Duncan, infielder (NY Yankees), born in San Pedro de MacorĂ­s, Dominican Republic
  • Vance Johnson, American NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos), born in Trenton, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Austin Dobson, British racing driver (b. 1912)
1963 Highlights

About March 13, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces