What Happened on September 4, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Swissair Flight 306 crashes near Dürrenäsch, Switzerland, killing all 80 people on board.

Famous Birthdays

  • Donna Wilkins, LPGA golfer (1987 S&H Golf Classic-5th), born in Miami, Florida
  • John Vanbiesbrouck, NHL goalie (Team USA, Florida), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sam Yaffa, Finnish musician (Hanoi Rocks, New York Dolls)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Schuman, Luxembourg-born French statesman and Prime Minister of France (1947-48), dies at 77