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

AgreementTreaty of Interest

JFK signs ratification for nuclear test ban treaty

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Drummer Charlie Watts
Charlie Watts

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? 57 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra