On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1963

Historical Events

  • NAACP Youth Council begins sit-ins at lunch counters, Oklahoma City

Famous Birthdays

  • Joey Tempest [Rolf Larsson], Swedish rocker (Europe - "The Final Countdown'), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • John Stamos, Cypress California, actor (General Hospital, Full House)

Famous Deaths

  • Kathleen Parlow, Canadian violinist (b. 1890)
1963 Highlights

About August 19, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo