On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1963

Historical Events


Sport awardNHL All-Star Game

17th NHL All-Star Game, Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON: Toronto Maple Leafs tie All Stars, 3-3; MVP: Frank Mahovlich, Toronto, LW

NHL Legend Frank Mahovlich
NHL Legend
Frank Mahovlich
  • Hyde St Pier re-opens as State Historical Park

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Little Richard joins Everly Brothers Tour

Singer Phil Everly
Singer
Phil Everly
Singer-Songwriter and Rock 'n' Roll Pioneer Little Richard
Singer-Songwriter and Rock 'n' Roll Pioneer
Little Richard

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugh Morris, cricketer (England lefty opening batsman 1991)

Person of interestLaura Davies

Laura Davies, British golfer (4 major titles; US Open 1987), born in Coventry, England

LPGA Golfer Laura Davies
LPGA Golfer
Laura Davies
  • Sophie Favier, Lyon France, actress (Sans Interdits)
  • Tony Dodemaide, cricketer (Victorian, Sussex & Australian all-rounder)
1963 Highlights

About October 5, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra