Historical Events For 1964
Thursday, 08 December 2016
Sep 04 Forth Road Bridge opens in England over the "Firth of Forth" on this day in history.
Sep 04 In the year 1964 nASA launches its 1st Orbital Geophysical Observatory (OGO-1)
Sep 04 In the year 1964 the now-classic comedy, Gilligan's Island, debuts on CBS-TV.
Sep 04 W Bergengruen, writer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Sep 07 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Valhalla Golf Open in the year 1964.
Sep 09 Charles O'Neill, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1964.
Sep 11 On this day in history gillette's 20 year contract with MSG & ABC to televise fights for free ends as Dick Tiger defeats Don Fullmer at the Cleve Auditorium
Sep 12 In the year 1964 first football game at Shea Stadium, Jets defeat Denver 30-6
Sep 12 In the year 1964 typhoon Gloria strikes Taiwan killing 330, with $17.5 million damage
Sep 14 In the year 1964 mary Howe, composer, dies at 82
Sep 14 In the year 1964 walt Disney awarded the Medal of Freedom at the White House
Sep 15 In the year 1964 robert Dower, cricketer (Test for South Africa), dies
Sep 16 In the year 1964 "Shindig" premiers
Sep 16 On this day in history leo Weismantel, German writer (Das Totenliebespar), dies at 76
Sep 17 In the year 1964 "Bewitched" premiers on ABC TV
Sep 18 Sean O'Casey, Irish playwright (The Plough and the Stars), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Sep 20 Paramount theater (NYC) presented the Beatles and Steve and Eydie on this day in history.
Sep 21 In the year 1964 constellation (US) beats Sovereign (England) in 20th America's Cup
Sep 21 In the year 1964 jim Koethe, Dallas Times Herald reporter, killed by karate chop
Sep 21 On this day in history malta becomes independent within the British Commonwealth
Sep 21 Malta gains independence from Britain on this day in history.
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 in the year 1964.
Sep 24 "The Munsters" premiers on this day in history.
Sep 24 Ringo forms Brikley Building Company Ltd on this day in history.
Sep 24 In the year 1964 the Munsters, starring Fred Gwynne, Yvonne DeCarlo, and Al Lewis, makes its TV premiere.
Sep 26 On this day in history calvin Thomas, actor (Judge Hunter-One Man's Family), dies at 79
Sep 27 On this day in history the Warren Commission report is issued, stating that JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald acted without outside help.
Sep 28 In the year 1964 australia beats US in first clay court Davis Cup
Sep 28 First deployment of Polaris A-3 missile on USS Daniel Webster (SSBN 626) from Charleston, SC in the year 1964.
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 in the year 1964.
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