On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1963

Historical Events

  • Leaking propane gas explodes kills 64 at 'Holiday on Ice' in Indiana

Famous Birthdays

  • Dermot Mulroney, American actor (Samantha, Sunset, Long Gone), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Dunga [Carlos Caetano Bledorn Verri], Brazilian footballer, born in IjuĂ­, Brazil
  • Fred McGriff, American baseball infielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Johnny Marr, British guitarist and songwriter (The Smiths - "This Charming Man"; "Ask"), born in Ardwick, Manchester, England
  • Mikkey Dee [Micael Kiriakos Delaoglou], Swedish rock musician and drummer [Motörhead, Scorpions], born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Rob Schneider, American actor (Saturday Night Live, Jamie Coleman-Men Behaving Badly), born in San Francisco, California

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Daniell, British actor (The Great Dictator, Camille, Philadelphia Story, Body Snatchers), dies at 69
1963 Highlights

About October 31, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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