What Happened on May 11, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Puff (The Magic Dragon)" by Peter, Paul & Mary hits #2
  • LA Dodger Sandy Koufax 2nd no-hitter beats NY Giants, 8-0
  • Racial bomb attacks in Birmingham Alabama

Famous Birthdays

  • Blair Piercy, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Cordova Bay Open), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Gunilla Carlsson, Swedish politician
  • Mark Breland, American welterweight boxer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Masatoshi Hamada, Japanese comedian

Person of interestNatasha Richardson

Natasha Richardson, English actress (Gothic, Handmaid's Tale), born in London, England

  • Roark Critchlow, actor

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Prime Minister of Canada John Turner (33) weds Geills McCrae Kilgour (25)

17th Prime Minister of Canada John Turner
17th Prime Minister of Canada
John Turner

Famous Deaths

  • Herbert Spencer Gasser, American physiologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1888)