On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1963

Historical Events

  • "Here's Love" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 338 performances
  • Hurricane hits Haiti; about 5,000 die & 100,000 injured

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Goldie, American tennis player and author ("The Investment Answer", #1 NY Times bestselling book), born in Sioux City Iowa
  • Marion Peck, American artist and painter

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby McDermott, American Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame guard and coach (2 × NBL Coach of the Year 1944-45, Fort Wayne Pistons), dies at 49
1963 Highlights

About October 3, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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