On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1963

Historical Events

  • NASA civilian Test pilot Joe Walker in X-15 reaches 105 km

Famous Birthdays

  • Garth Nix, Australian author (Keys to the Kingdom), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Mark Carreon, American baseball outfielder (SF Giants), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Marla Duncan, Miss Northern California fitness (1990), born in Fairfield, California
  • Sandor Wladar, Hungarian 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1980), born in Budapest, Hungary
1963 Highlights

About July 19, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer