On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1963

Historical Events

Sports History

Joe Weatherly finishes 7th in the season ending Golden State 400 at Riverside International Raceway; retains NASCAR Sprint Cup by 2,228 points from 14-time winner Richard Petty

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Ballard, American NFL tackle (Pro Bowl 1992-93, Buffalo Bills, Seattle Seahawks), born in Ashland, Alabama
  • Ian Wright MBE, English soccer striker and broadcaster (33 caps; Crystal Palace, Arsenal), born in London, England
  • Shigeaki Hattori, Japanese auto racer and team owner (Hattori Racing Enterprises: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 2018), born in Okayama, Okayama

Famous Weddings

Valentina Tereshkova

Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova (26) weds cosmonaut Andriyan Nikolayev (34) at the Moscow Wedding Palace

1963 Highlights

About November 3, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio