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)

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

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

About April 18, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries