On This Day

What Happened on March 30, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 117th Grand National: 19-year old jockey Pat Buckley aboard 66/1 outsider Ayala wins by 3/4 of a length from Carrickbeg
  • France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria

Famous Birthdays

  • Eli-Eri Moura, Brazilian composer and conductor
  • Jenny Lidback, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1995), born in Lima, Peru
  • Lomas Brown, NFL tackle (Detroit Lions, Arizona Cardinals)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Gauk, Russian-Soviet composer, dies at 69