Historical Events on August 1, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Sport awardDavis Cup

Arthur Ashe becomes first African-American tennis player to be named in the US Davis Cup team

Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Tennis Player
Arthur Ashe
  • Beatles Book is sold out on its 1st day of sale
  • Germany FR annexes Elten village
  • WQAD TV channel 8 in Moline, Illinois (ABC) begins broadcasting