On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1963

Historical Events

  • Portuguese dictator Salazar firm on African colonization

Sports History

Stan Musial announces he will retire at end of year

Famous Birthdays

  • Sir Mix A Lot [Anthony Ray], American rapper (Baby Got Back), born in Auburn, Washington
1963 Highlights

About August 12, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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