On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Final game at Polo Grounds, 1,752 see Phillies beat Mets 5-1
  • USSR orders 58.5 million barrels of cereal from Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Pocklington, British racing driver, born in Romford, London
  • Richard Weiss, American slalom single kayaker (Olympic 6th 1996), born in Munich, Germany (d. 1997)
  • Rob Brettle, British historian