On This Day

October 20, 1963 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

Historic Event

Alec Douglas-Home's Conservative Party forms British government

  • France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker, Algeria

Historic Event

South Africa begins trial of Nelson Mandela & 8 others on conspiracy charges

Birthdays in History

  • Julie Payette, Canadian scientist, astronaut and Governor General (2017-2021), born in Montreal, Quebec
1963 in History