On This Day

What Happened on November 4, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

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  • Michel Therrien, Canadian ice hockey coach (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Rosario Flores, Spanish singer (Muchas Flores) and actress, born in Madrid
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