On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1963

Historical Events

  • "Tovarich" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 264 performances
  • Coal-dust explosion and the resulting buildup of carbon monoxide kills 458 at Mitsui Miike Coal Mine in Omuta, Japan
  • Tsurumi rail accident on Tōkaidō Main Line, two passenger trains collide with derailed freight train, killing 162 people. in Yokohama, Japan

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Bowie, American NBA guard (NY Knicks, Orlando Magic), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Fulvio Fantoni, Italian bridge player, born in Grosseto, Italy
1963 Highlights

About November 9, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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