On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1963

Historical Events

  • England edges Scotland, 10-8 at Twickenham, London to win its 17th Five Nations Rugby Championship

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug Grisby, American soul music bassist, composer and producer (Patti LaBelle; Teena Marie), born in Queens, New York (d. 2021)
  • Jimmy Degrasso, American musician, drummer

Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith, New Zealand actor (Ares-Hercules), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2002)

  • Phung Vuong, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in Saigon, Vietnam
1963 Highlights

About March 16, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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