On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Dr James Campbell performed the 1st human nerve transplant
  • Stanley Cup Final, Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON: Toronto Maple Leafs go back-to-back with a 3-1 Game 5 win over Detroit Red Wings for a 4-1 series victory

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestConan O'Brien

Conan Chris O'Brien, American TV host (Late Night), born in Brookline, Massachusetts

TV Host Conan O'Brien
TV Host
Conan O'Brien
  • Eric McCormack, Canadian-American actor (Will & Grace), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Phil Simmons, West Indian cricketer (West Indian opening batsman), born in Arima, Trinidad

Famous Deaths

  • Henrietta Kreis, 3rd of famous Wallenda aerialist to fall to death
  • Meyer Jacobstein, American politician (b. 1880)