On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1963

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Alabama Governor George Wallace prevents integration of Tuskegee High School

Governor of Alabama and Segregationist George Wallace
Governor of Alabama and Segregationist
George Wallace
  • CBS expands "CBS Evening News" program, anchored by Walter Conkrite, from 15 to 30 minutes

Famous Birthdays

  • Sam Mitchell, NBA forward (Minn Timberwolves)
1963 Highlights

About September 2, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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