What Happened on July 26, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Skopje, Yugoslavia, destroyed by earthquake, kills 1,000+
  • The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development votes to admit Japan.
  • US Syncom 2, 1st geosynchronous communications satellite, launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew C Timmons, Scottsdale Az, guitarist (Danger Danger-Screw It)
  • Marianne Berglund, Sweden, cyclist (1983 Ruffles Tour of Texas)