On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 1963

Historical Events

  • Birmingham officials turn high pressure hoses and dogs on children's crusade protest against segregation prompting widespread condemnation
  • Leslie Narum is only Baltimore Oriole to homer on his 1st at bat

Famous Birthdays

  • Jamie Reeves, British coal miner, strongman and professional wrestler (1989 World's Strongest Man), born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
  • Jeff Hornacek, American basketball player and coach, born in Elmhurst, Illinois
1963 Highlights

About May 3, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 57 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus