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