On This Day

January 1, 1963 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • 29th Orange Bowl: #5 Alabama beats #8 Oklahoma, 17-0
  • 29th Sugar Bowl: #3 Mississippi beats #6 Arkansas, 17-13
  • 49th Rose Bowl: #1 Southern California beats #2 Wisconsin, 42-37

Birthdays in Sport

  • Lina Kačiušytė, Lithuanian swimmer (Olympic gold 200m breaststroke 1980; WR 1979 2:28.36), born in Vilnius, Lithuania