What Happened on September 8, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

77th U.S. Women's National Championship: Maria Bueno beats Margaret Court (7-5, 6-4)

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno
  • 83rd U.S. Men's National Championship: Rafael Osuna beats Frank Froehling (7-5, 6-4, 6-2)
  • Algerian population accepts constitution
  • Braves Warren Spahn ties Christy Mathewson with 13 20-win seasons
  • Ines Cuervo de Priete, 34, gives birth to quintuplets, all boys

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Spokane Women's Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Silberling, American television and film director
  • Gerald Williams, NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers)
  • Hitoshi Matsumoto, Japanese comedian
  • Li Ning, Chinese gymnast

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Academy Award-winning actress Geraldine Page (38) weds actor Rip Torn (32) in Pinal, Arizona