On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1963

Historical Events

  • Beatles began 1st British tour, supporting Tommy Roe & Chris Montez

Famous Birthdays

  • David Pogue, American technology columnist and TV science presenter, born in Shaker Heights, Ohio
  • Kent Ferguson, American diver (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Terry Mulholland, American baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Frederic G. Melcher, American publisher and editor who founded children's book week, dies at 83
1963 Highlights

About March 9, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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