On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Alabama Governor George Wallace served a federal injunction to stop orders of state police to bar black students from enrolling in white schools

Governor of Alabama and Segregationist George Wallace
Governor of Alabama and Segregationist
George Wallace

Famous Birthdays

  • Leslie Thompson, American cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Burlington, Vermont

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Kantorowicz, German-American historian (Laudes regiae), dies at 68
  • Jan Schouten, Dutch founder (illegal Trouw)/chairman (ARP), dies