On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1963

Historical Events

  • Final MLB game at Polo Grounds, New York City; 1,752 see Philadelphia Phillies defeat New York Mets 5-1
  • USSR orders 58.5 million barrels of cereal from Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Pocklington, British racing driver, born in Romford, London
  • John Powell, British film score composer, based in America (Happy Feet; Bourne films), born in London
  • Richard Weiss, American slalom single kayaker (Olympic 6th 1996), born in Munich, Germany (d. 1997)
1963 Highlights

About September 18, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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