On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1963

Historical Events

  • 10th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament, Reynolds Coliseum, Raleigh, NC: Duke beats Wake Forest, 68-57

Famous Birthdays

  • Suzette Charles, NJ, replaces Vanessa Williams as Miss America (1983)
  • Tanyu Kiryakov, Bulgarian pistol shooter (Olympic gold 10m air pistol 1988, 50m pistol 2000), born in Ruse, Bulgaria
  • Tuff Hedeman, American bull rider (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) World C'ship 1986, 89, 91); Professional Bull Riders (PBR) World C'ship 1995), born in El Paso, Texas
1963 Highlights

About March 2, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces