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1963 Historical Event(s)
- January 25, 1963 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Rabbit in Chinese astrology.
- May 3, 1963 – The police force in Birmingham, Alabama switches tactics and responds with violent force to stop the “Birmingham campaign” protesters. Images of the violent suppression are transmitted worldwide, bringing newfound attention to the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
- May 25, 1963 – In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the Organisation of African Unity is established.
- June 3, 1963 – The Buddhist crisis: Soldiers of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam attack protesting Buddhists in Huế, South Vietnam, with liquid chemicals from tear gas grenades, causing 67 people to be hospitalised for blistering of the skin and respiratory ailments.
- August 15, 1963 – Execution of Henry John Burnett, the last man to be hanged in Scotland.
- August 22, 1963 – American Joe Walker in an X-15 test plane reaches an altitude of 106 km.
- October 10, 1963 – France cedes control of the Bizerte naval base to Tunisia.
- November 6, 1963 – Vietnam War: Following the November 1 coup and execution of President Ngo Dinh Diem, coup leader General Duong Van Minh takes over leadership of South Vietnam.
- December 7, 1963 – Instant replay makes its debut during an Army–Navy game.
- December 31, 1963 – The Central African Federation officially collapses and splits into Zambia, Malawi and Rhodesia.
Who Were Born On 1963?
- January 9, 1963 – Michael Everson, expert in writing systems and Unicode
- February 28, 1963 – Claudio Chiappucci, Italian cyclist
- March 9, 1963 – David Pogue, Technology columnist and musician
- June 29, 1963 – Khalid El-Masri, German-born suspected terrorist
- August 8, 1963 – Ron Karkovice, American baseball player
- August 30, 1963 – Oderus Urungus, American vocalist (GWAR)
- September 3, 1963 – Mubarak Ghanim, United Arab Emirates footballer
- September 26, 1963 – Lysette Anthony, English actress