On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1963

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

Person of interestVanessa Williams

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

Singer and Actress Vanessa Williams
Singer and Actress
Vanessa Williams

Famous Deaths

  • Wanda Hawley, American actress (b. 1895)
1963 Highlights

About March 18, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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