What Happened on August 26, 1963

Historical Events

  • West Indies beat England 2-1 in series, 1st holders of Wisden Cricket Trophy

Famous Birthdays

  • David Byas, English cricketer (left-handed Yorkshire batsman), born in Middledale, England
  • Liu Huan, Chinese singer (Beijing Olympics theme song "You and Me"), born in Tianjin, China
Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

  • Larry Keating, American actor (George Burns Show, Roger-Mr Ed), dies at 67
1963 Highlights

About August 26, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Boyfriend's Back - The Angels
  • UK #1 Song: Bad To Me - Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas