On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1963

Historical Events

  • Bruno Sammartino becomes WWF champ
  • SETC Telstar 2 launched (apogee 6,700 miles (10,800 km))

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Lee Middleton, American musician (Savatage & Trans-Siberian Orchestra), born in St. Petersburg, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Max Miller [Thomas Henry Sargent], English comedian known as The Cheeky Chappie, dies at 68
1963 Highlights

About May 7, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus