Historical Events Happened In 1964
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Sep 04 In the year 1964 forth Road Bridge opens in England over the "Firth of Forth"
Sep 04 NASA launches its 1st Orbital Geophysical Observatory (OGO-1) on this day in history.
Sep 04 The now-classic comedy, Gilligan's Island, debuts on CBS-TV on this day in history.
Sep 04 W Bergengruen, writer, dies at 71 in the year 1964.
Sep 07 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Valhalla Golf Open on this day in history.
Sep 09 Charles O'Neill, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Sep 11 Gillette's 20 year contract with MSG & ABC to televise fights for free ends as Dick Tiger defeats Don Fullmer at the Cleve Auditorium in the year 1964.
Sep 12 First football game at Shea Stadium, Jets defeat Denver 30-6 in the year 1964.
Sep 12 Typhoon Gloria strikes Taiwan killing 330, with $17.5 million damage in the year 1964.
Sep 14 On this day in history mary Howe, composer, dies at 82
Sep 14 Walt Disney awarded the Medal of Freedom at the White House on this day in history.
Sep 15 In the year 1964 robert Dower, cricketer (Test for South Africa), dies
Sep 16 On this day in history "Shindig" premiers
Sep 16 On this day in history leo Weismantel, German writer (Das Totenliebespar), dies at 76
Sep 17 "Bewitched" premiers on ABC TV in the year 1964.
Sep 18 Sean O'Casey, Irish playwright (The Plough and the Stars), dies at 84 in the year 1964.
Sep 20 Paramount theater (NYC) presented the Beatles and Steve and Eydie in the year 1964.
Sep 21 In the year 1964 constellation (US) beats Sovereign (England) in 20th America's Cup
Sep 21 Jim Koethe, Dallas Times Herald reporter, killed by karate chop in the year 1964.
Sep 21 In the year 1964 malta becomes independent within the British Commonwealth
Sep 21 On this day in history malta gains independence from Britain
Sep 22 In the year 1964 "Fiddler on the Roof" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 3242 perfs
Sep 22 "Fiddler on the Roof" opens on Broadway, runs 3,242 performances on this day in history.
Sep 24 "The Munsters" premiers on this day in history.
Sep 24 In the year 1964 ringo forms Brikley Building Company Ltd
Sep 24 The Munsters, starring Fred Gwynne, Yvonne DeCarlo, and Al Lewis, makes its TV premiere in the year 1964.
Sep 26 Calvin Thomas, actor (Judge Hunter-One Man's Family), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Sep 27 The Warren Commission report is issued, stating that JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald acted without outside help in the year 1964.
Sep 28 On this day in history australia beats US in first clay court Davis Cup
Sep 28 In the year 1964 first deployment of Polaris A-3 missile on USS Daniel Webster (SSBN 626) from Charleston, SC
Sep 28 George Dyson, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
Sep 29 Robert Burton, actor (Dr Gordon-Kings Row), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Oct 01 Ernst Toch, composer (Melodie Lehre), dies at 76 in the year 1964.
Oct 01 In the year 1964 free Speech Movement launched at U of California, Berkley