On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Tovarich" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 264 performances
  • France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker, Algeria
  • WGSF TV channel 31 in Newark, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Vanessa Williams, American singer, actress and 1st African American Miss America (1983), born in The Bronx, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Wanda Hawley, American actress (b. 1895)