On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1963

Historical Events

Historic Event

James Meredith becomes the 1st black graduate from University of Mississippi

Famous Birthdays

  • Luiz Mattar, Brazilian tennis player, born in São Paulo, Brazil
1963 Highlights

About August 18, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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