What Happened on August 27, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Downtown Julie Brown, Welsh TV personality and actress (Club MTV, The Earth Day Special, Junket Whore), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • Patty Duffek, Woodland Hills California, playmate (May, 1984)

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