On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1963

Historical Events

  • "Dr No" premieres in US

Event of interestEvent of Interest

JFK offers Israel assistance against aggression

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy

Famous Birthdays

  • Clemens Lothaller, Austrian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13 backup)
  • Izabela Kloc, Polish politician
  • Robin Jarvis, British writer
  • Terry Christian, British radio presenter
1963 Highlights

About May 8, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus