On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1963

Historical Events

  • Failed military coup in Syria
  • The United Nations Special Committee on Apartheid releases its second interim report pressing for international sanctions against South Africa, particularly the supply of arms, ammunition and petroleum

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Snow, American professional wrestler
  • Lonnie Young, NFL safety/cornerback (NY Jets)
  • Martín Torrijos Espino, President of Panama

Famous Deaths

  • A H C Cooper, South African cricketer (Test v England 1914), dies
1963 Highlights

About July 18, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer