On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1963

Historical Events

  • Evergreen Point Floating Bridge connecting Seattle & Bellevue opens

USAMarch on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his "I have a dream" speech addressing the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom civil rights march at Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.

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Civil rights leaders link arms in front of marchers on Constitution Avenue
Civil rights leaders link arms in front of marchers on Constitution Avenue
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Famous Birthdays

  • Regina Marie Jacobs, 800m/1500m runner (Olympics 10th 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Reyna Thompson, American NFL cornerback (NY Giants), born in Dallas, Texas
1963 Highlights

About August 28, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo