On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday

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