On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Language laws in Belgium goes into effect causing a riot
  • Walter Kennedy begins his tenure as the commissioner of the NBA, succeeding Maurice Podoloff

Famous Birthdays

  • Carola Smit, Dutch singer (BZN-Bad bad woman)
  • Stephen Kernahan, Australian rules footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Canneel, Flemish sculptor, dies at 73