On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park" premieres in NYC

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon

Famous Birthdays

  • Allison Shearmur [Allison Ivy Brecker], American film executive and producer (Star Wars, The Hunger Games, Jason Bourne), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
  • David Bedard, 3m springboard diver (Olympics 1984, 88, 92, 96), born in Montreal, Quebec

Famous Deaths

  • Raphael HLAJM Verwilghen, architect/urban developer, dies at 78