On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1963

Historical Events

  • 3,000 blacks boycott Boston public school to protest de facto segregation

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Smith, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
  • Darren "Dizzy" Reed, American rock keyboardist (Guns N' Roses - "Sweet Girl of Mine"), born in Hinsdale, Illinois
  • Joe Walter, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)

Famous Deaths

  • Pedro Armend├íriz, Mexican actor (From Russia With Love, Fort Apache), commits suicide at 51
1963 Highlights

About June 18, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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