On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1963

Historical Events

  • 1st edition of NYC Review of Books

Historic Event

Lee Harvey Oswald travels on Continental Trailways bus to Mexico City, Mexico

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? 58 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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