On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1963

Historical Events

  • British Minister of War John Profumo denies having sex with Christine Keeler
  • The Beatles release their 1st album, "Please Please Me"

Famous Birthdays

  • Hannu Virta, Finnish hockey defenceman (Team Finland), born in Turku, Finland
  • Rich Monteleone, pitcher (California Angels), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Suzanne Sulley, English rocker (The Human League - "Don't You Want Me"), born in Sheffield, England
  • Tony Elumelu, Nigerian economist and philanthropist (United Bank for Africa, The Tony Elumelu Foundation), born in Jos, Nigeria

Famous Deaths

  • Cilly Aussem, German tennis player (French C'ships, Wimbledon 1931), dies of liver failure at 54
1963 Highlights

About March 22, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries