On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1963

Historical Events

  • 1st edition of NYC Review of Books

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lee Harvey Oswald travels on Continental Trailways bus to Mexico

Former Soldier and Assassin Lee Harvey Oswald
Former Soldier and Assassin
Lee Harvey Oswald

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Wakiihuri, Kenyan athlete (World marathon champion 1987, Olympic silver 1988), born in Mombasa, Kenya
  • Lysette Anthony, English actress (Angelique-Dark Shadows, Switch), born in London, England
1963 Highlights

About September 26, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra