On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1963

Famous Birthdays

  • Dwight Smith, American outfielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • Paul Butcher, American NFL linebacker (Carolina Panthers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Russell Malone, American jazz guitarist (Harry Connick, Jr.; Dianna Krall), born in Albany, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Simon Jurovsky, Slovak composer and conductor, dies at 51
1963 Highlights

About November 8, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 58 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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