On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1963

Historical Events

  • Bobby Baker resigns as Senate Democratic secretary
  • Hurricane Flora hits Haiti & Dominican Republic, kills 7,190

Treaty of Interest

JFK signs ratification for nuclear test ban treaty

Music History

The Rolling Stones record the Lennon-McCartney song "I Wanna Be Your Man" at Kingsway Sound Studio in London


Famous Deaths

  • Grace Darmond, silent screen actress (Below the Surface), dies at 69
  • Gustaf Gründgens, German actor and director (M, Faust, A Glass of Water), dies from an internal hemorrhage at 63
1963 Highlights

About October 7, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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