On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1963

Historical Events

  • Carole Joan Crawford, 20, wins Miss World
  • New York Yankee catcher Elston Howard is first African-American to be voted AL MVP
  • Wunder von Lengede: In Germany, eleven miners are rescued from a collapsed mine after 14 days.

Famous Birthdays

  • Elizabeth "Liz" Mikel, American actress and jazz singer (Friday Night Lights), born in Dallas, Texas
  • John Barnes, British football player, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Michael Heidt, hockey defenseman (Team Germany), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Todd McKee, American actor (Ted-Santa Barbara, The Bold & The Beautiful), born in Kentfield, California
1963 Highlights

About November 7, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 58 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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