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Historical Events In 1964

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Jul 17   Don Campbell sets record for turbine vehicle, 690.91 kph (429.31 mph) on this day in history.  

Jul 18   In the year 1964 race riot in Harlem (NYC); riots spread to Bedford-Stuyvesant (Bkln)  

Jul 19   On this day in history carol Veazie, actress (Maude-Norby), dies at 69  

Jul 20   In the year 1964 the first surfin' record to go #1-Jan & Dean's "Surf City"  

Jul 21   On this day in history arnold Long takes 11 catches in the match for Surrey v Sussex  

Jul 22   In the year 1964 four Navy Divers (LCDR Robert Thompson, MC; Gunners Mate First Class Lester Anderson, Chief Quartermaster Robert A. Barth, and Chief Hospital Corpsman Sanders Manning) submerge in Sealab I for 10 days at a depth of 192 feet, 39 miles off Hamilton, Bermuda. They surfaced on 31 July 1964.  

Jul 22   In the year 1964 steve Ballesteros wins the Britsh Golf Open  

Jul 23   Egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage on this day in history.  

Jul 23   In the year 1964 jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74  

Jul 24   On this day in history erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer, dies  

Jul 25   On this day in history beatles' "Hard Day's Night, A," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 14 weeks  

Jul 25   Race riot in Rochester NY in the year 1964.  

Jul 26   On this day in history teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa convicted of fraud & conspiracy  

Jul 26   Train from Povoa de Varzin, Portugal derails near Oporto, 94 die on this day in history.  

Jul 27   In the year 1964 betty D, was born this day  

Jul 28   In the year 1964 england all out 611 in reply to Australia's 8-656 Match a draw  

Jul 28   Ranger 7 launched toward the Moon; sent back 4308 TV pictures in the year 1964.  

Jul 31   Al Parker glides 644 miles without any motor in the year 1964.  

Jul 31   On this day in history all-nuclear task force with USS Long Beach, USS Enterprise, and USS Bainbridge leaves Norfolk, VA to begin voyage, Operation Sea Orbit, to circle the globe without refueling. They returned on 3 October.  

Jul 31   Jim Reeves, US country singer, dies in air crash at 39 on this day in history.  

Jul 31   US Ranger 7 takes 4,316 pictures before crashing on Moon in the year 1964.  

Aug 01   On this day in history beatles' "Hard Day's Night" single goes to #1 spot on the charts  

Aug 01   On this day in history jack Kirkwood actor (Fibber McGee & Molly), dies at 69  

Aug 01   In the year 1964 johnny Burnette, rocker, drowns at 30  

Aug 01   In the year 1964 north Vietnam fires on a US destroyer in Gulf of Tonkin and so it begins in earnest  

Aug 01   Race riot in Jersey City NJ in the year 1964.  

Aug 02   On this day in history jack Kirkwood, actor (Fibber McGee & Molly), dies at 69  

Aug 02   In the year 1964 north Vietnam fires on a US destroyer in Gulf of Tonkin and so it starts  

Aug 02   Race riot in Jersey City NJ in the year 1964.  

Aug 02   On this day in history uS destroyer attacked by Vietnamese torpedo boats in Gulf of Tonkin  

Aug 03   Flannery O'Connor, writer (Good Man is Hard to Find), dies at 39 on this day in history.  

Aug 04   On this day in history civil rights workers Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman & James Chaney found buried inside an earthen dam in Mississippi  

Aug 04   Civil rights workers Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman & James E Chaney, bodies discovered in an earthen Mississippi dam in the year 1964.  

Aug 05   Moa Martinson, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1964

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1964 birth of christopher John Gray, priest  

Jan 02   Pernell Whitaker, boxer (Olympic-gold) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of rumesh Ratnayake, cricketer (Sri Lankan pacer in 23 Tests 1983-92)  

Jan 03   In the year 1964 birth of cheryl Miller, Riverside Calif, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1984)  

Jan 03   Bruce LaBruce, Canadian filmmaker was born in the year 1964.  

Jan 04   In the year 1964 birth of stephanie Maxwell-Pierson, Somerville NJ, US rower (Olympic-92)  

Jan 05   In the year 1964 birth of john Erickson, Woodland Hills Calif, golfer (1991 Windsor Charity)  

Jan 05   Ted Harris Poley, Englewood NJ, rocker (Danger Danger-Screw It) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1964

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Alf Hall, cricketer (S Afr lefty quick took 40 wkts in 7 Tests), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Ralph Dumke, actor (Movieland Quiz), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1964 edgar Maass, German/US author (Verdun), dies at 67  

Jan 07   Colin C McPhee, composer (H2O, Mechanical Princibles), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history arnoldus JC Krafft, theologist (Atlas of Neth Antilles), dies at 71  

Jan 09   Halide Edib Adevar/Salih, Turkish feminist (Handan), dies at about 80 in the year 1964.  

Jan 10   A Marja, Dutch author (Man of Day & Night), dies at 46 in the year 1964.  

Jan 12   In the year 1964 c R Browne, cricket leg-spinner (WI in 4 Tests, 6 wkts), dies  

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