On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1963

Historical Events

  • Nigeria enacts a new constitution and becomes a republic

Famous Birthdays

  • Beth Chamberlin, Danville Vt, actress (Beth Spaulding-Guiding Light)

Person of interestMark McGwire

Mark McGwire, American MLB 1st baseman, coach (12-time All Star, Oakland A's, St. Louis Cardinals), born in Pomona, California

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire

1963 Highlights

About October 1, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra