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
Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

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

About July 18, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Surf City - Jan & Dean
  • UK #1 Song: Confessin' (That I Love You) - Frank Ifield