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Notable Historical Events in 1963 on the 8th

1963Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Spokane Women's Golf Open

1963Mickey Wright/Dave Ragan Jr wins LPGA Haig & Haig Scotch Mixed Golf

1963JFK offers Israel assistance against aggression

196335th Academy Awards - "Lawrence of Arabia", Anne Bancroft & Gregory Peck win

Historical Events in 1963 on the 8th
Date Event
Jan 8
"Mona Lisa," on loan, unveiled in America's National Gallery of Art 
Jan 8
Dmitri Shostakovitch' Katharina Ismailova, premieres in Riga 
Feb 8
1st transmission of Clandestine Voice of Iraqi People (Communist) 
Feb 8
AFL's Dallas Texans become KC Chiefs 
Feb 8
US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site 
Mar 8
Syrian Arab Rep Revolution Day - Military coup in Syria 
Apr 8
35th Academy Awards - "Lawrence of Arabia", Anne Bancroft & Gregory Peck win 
Apr 8
Tigers claim young pitcher Denny McLain from the White Sox for $25,000 
May 8
"Dr No" premieres in US 
May 8
JFK offers Israel assistance against aggression 
Jun 8
"Mr President" closes at St James Theater NYC after 265 performances 
Jun 8
95th Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Chateaugay wins in 2:30.2 
Jun 8
American Heart Association is 1st agency to campaign against cigarettes 
Jul 8
Reports of Charlie Finley's intention to move KC A's to Oakland 
Jul 8
US bans all monetary transactions with Cuba 
Aug 8
Great Train Robbery in England, £2.6 million ($7.3 million) 
Aug 8
Kingsmen release "Louie, Louie", radio stations label it obscene 
Aug 8
LA Dodgers F Howard & B Skowron are 3rd to hit consecutive pinch HRs 
Aug 8
Verne Gagne beats Fritz Von Erich in Amarillo, to become NWA champ 
Sep 8
77th US Women's Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Margaret Smith Court (75 64) 
Sep 8
83rd US Men's Tennis: R H Osuna beats Frank Froehling III (75 64 62) 
Sep 8
Algerian population accepts constitution 
Sep 8
Braves Warren Spahn ties Christy Mathewson with 13 20-win seasons 
Sep 8
Ines Cuervo de Priete, 34, gives birth to quintuplets, all boys 
Sep 8
Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Spokane Women's Golf Open 
Oct 8
Sultan of Zanzibar cedes his mainland possessions to Kenya 
Dec 8
"Girl Who Came to Supper" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 112 perfs 
Dec 8
Mickey Wright/Dave Ragan Jr wins LPGA Haig & Haig Scotch Mixed Golf 
Dec 8
Pan Am Flight 214 crashes outside Elkton, Maryland with 81 killed. Only case of lighting causing air crash 
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