Historical Events on May 1, 1963

About May 1, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 6 months and 13 days

Historical Events

  • 1st American (James Whittaker) conquers Mount Everest
  • First one-day cricket competition is played (Gillette Cup), Lancashire beats Leicestershire by 101 at Old Trafford

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Gloria Steinem's expose on Playboy bunny working conditions published in "Show" magazine

Journalist Gloria Steinem
Gloria Steinem
  • Indonesia takes control of Irian Jaya (west New Guinea) from Neth