Events in Sport in October 1963

  • Oct 2 Dodgers' Sandy Koufax strikes out World Series record 15 Yankees
  • Oct 5 17th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-3 at Toronto
  • Oct 6 LA Dodgers sweep NY Yankees, in 60th World Series
  • Oct 13 15th Ryder Cup: US beats 23-9 at East Lake Country Club (Atlanta, Georgia, US)

Sport awardGolf Major

Oct 13 9th LPGA Championship won by Mickey Wright

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Oct 18 IOC votes Mexico City to host 1968 Olympics

Sports record brokenNFL Record

Oct 20 Jim Brown sets NFL single-season rushing record, 1,863 yds

NFL Legend Jim Brown
NFL Legend
Jim Brown

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Oct 20 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Hillside Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Oct 27 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Phoenix Thunderbirds Golf Tournament