On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1963

Famous Birthdays

  • Downtown Julie Brown, Welsh TV personality and actress (Club MTV, The Earth Day Special, Junket Whore), born in Cardiff, Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Allama Mashriqi, Pakistani scholar and politician (b. 1888)

Person of interestW.E.B. Du Bois

W. E. B. Du Bois, American civil rights activist, writer (Souls of Black Folk) and founder of the NAACP, dies at 95 in Accra, Ghana

Civil Rights Activist W.E.B. Du Bois
Civil Rights Activist
W.E.B. Du Bois

1963 Highlights

About August 27, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 57 years and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo