On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1963

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

  • AndrĂ©s Reyes [Universo 2000], Mexican pro wrestler (3 x CMLL World Heavyweight Championship), born in Santa Anita, Mexico (d. 2018)

Conan O'Brien

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

  • 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

  • Meyer Jacobstein, American politician, dies at 83
1963 Highlights

About April 18, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries