On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1963

Historical Events

  • Bell Telephone introduces the touch-tone telephone to customers in Pennsylvania
  • Dartford-Purfleet tunnel under River Thames opens
  • King Hassan II opens 1st parliament in Morocco

Famous Birthdays

  • Dante Bichette, outfielder (Colorado Rockies), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Len Bias, American basketball player (Boston Celtics pick for 1986 draft), born in Landover, Maryland (d. 1986)
  • Peter Schmeichel, Danish footballer
1963 Highlights

About November 18, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio