On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1963

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Minter, Australia, tennis star
  • Barbara Bubula, Polish politician
  • Daniel Roebuck, American actor, born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Janey Lee Grace, English singer, author, television presenter and radio disc jockey

Person of interestJason Newsted

Jason Newsted, US heavy-metal bassist (Metallica-Nothing Else Matters), born in Battle Creek, Michigan

Heavy Metal Musician Jason Newsted
Heavy Metal Musician
Jason Newsted
  • MDV [Michiel de Vos], Dutch pop bassist (Burma Shave-Stash)

Famous Deaths

  • William Carlos Williams, American physician and poet, dies at 79
1963 Highlights

About March 4, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces