On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1963

Historical Events

  • Sultan of Zanzibar cedes his mainland possessions to Kenya

Famous Deaths

  • Remedios Varo, Spanish-Mexican surrealist artist dies of a heart attack aged 54
1963 Highlights

About October 8, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra