In February 1962, a new constitution was approved by the Legislation
In November, Miss Carol Joan Crawford was chosen “Miss World 1963” from thirty-nine contestants in London. This was the first time that a Jamaican has ever been awarded this title.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jnr; delivered the valedictory address for graduation students of U.W.I. on June 20.
On April 21, His imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I Emperor of Ethiopia, arrived for a three-day state visit.
Air Jamaica was Established
Bob Marley Concert.
Mother Theresa of India visited Jamaica
Nelson Mandela, visited for two days
The Reggae Boyz was the first English speaking Caribbean nation to qualify for the World Cup soccer finals.
Emancipation Park was created.
Bolt Broke the world record.
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