On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1963

Historical Events

  • Portuguese dictator Salazar firm on African colonization

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stan Musial announces he will retire at end of year

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial

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? 56 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo