On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1963

Historical Events

  • "110 in the Shade" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 330 performances
  • KRO shows first episode of Bonanza
  • Sandy Koufax is unanimous winner of Cy Young Award

Famous Birthdays

  • John Hendrie, Scottish footballer, born in Lennoxtown, Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • Beverly Wills, actress (Beverly-I Married Joan), dies at 29
1963 Highlights

About October 24, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio