On This Day

What Happened on November 4, 1963

Historical Events

Music concertMusic Concert

John Lennon utters his infamous line at a Royal Variety Performance "Will the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands? And for the rest of you, if you’ll just rattle your jewelry…" in London

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Famous Birthdays

  • David Williams, West Indian cricket wicket-keeper (11 Tests; 42 dismissals), born in Penal, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Marc Déry, Canadian singer and guitarist (Zébulon), born in Mascouche, Quebec
  • Michel Therrien, Canadian ice hockey coach (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Rosario Flores, Spanish singer (Muchas Flores) and actress, born in Madrid
  • Wang Shu, Chinese architect (2012 - 1st Chinese architect to win Pritzker Prize), born in Ürümqi, Xinjiang
1963 Highlights

About November 4, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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