On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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

Famous Deaths

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