What Happened on October 22, 1963

Historical Events

  • 225,000 students boycot Chicago schools in Freedom Day protest
  • BAC One-Eleven prototype airliner crashes on October 22 in UK with the loss of all on board.

Famous Birthdays

Brian BoitanoBrian Boitano (59 years old)

American figure skater (Olympic men's singles gold 1988), born in Mountain View, California

Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

  • Elvin M. Jellinek, American physiologist and pioneer in the study of alcoholism, dies at 73

About October 22, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sugar Shack - Jimmy Gilmer And The Fireballs
  • UK #1 Song: Do You Love Me - Brian Poole & The Tremeloes