What Happened on October 17, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Jennie" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 82 performances
  • The Beatles record "I Want to Hold Your Hand" at EMI Studios in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Norm MacDonald, Canadian comedian
  • Sergio Goycochea, Argentine footballer
  • Vijay Mehra, cricketer (United Arab Emirates batsman 1996 World Cup)

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Hadamard, French mathematician (Prime Numbers), dies at 97