On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1963

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ludwig Erhard succeeds Konrad Adenauer as Chancellor of West Germany

Chancellor of West Germany Konrad Adenauer
Chancellor of West Germany
Konrad Adenauer

Famous Birthdays

  • Angela Rock, American WPVA volleyball player (US Open-1992), born in Lakewood, California
  • Stanley Menzo, Surinamese-Dutch soccer goalkeeper (Ajax/PSV), born in Paramaribo, Suriname

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Folk singer Mary Travers (26) weds photographer Barry Feinstein

Folk Singer Mary Travers
Folk Singer
Mary Travers

Famous Deaths

  • Edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss-French writer (Ecoute Israel), dies at 88
  • Horton Smith. American golfer (US Masters 1934, 36), dies of Hodgkin's disease at 55
1963 Highlights

About October 15, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra