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Historical Events In 1964

Monday, 21 June 2021

Jul 17   On this day in history don Campbell sets record for turbine vehicle, 690.91 kph (429.31 mph)  

Jul 18   Race riot in Harlem (NYC); riots spread to Bedford-Stuyvesant (Bkln) on this day in history.  

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   Arnold Long takes 11 catches in the match for Surrey v Sussex on this day in history.  

Jul 22   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 on this day in history.  

Jul 22   Steve Ballesteros wins the Britsh Golf Open in the year 1964.  

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

Jul 23   On this day in history jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74  

Jul 24   In the year 1964 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   Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa convicted of fraud & conspiracy in the year 1964.  

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

Jul 27   Betty D, was born this day in the year 1964.  

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

Jul 28   In the year 1964 ranger 7 launched toward the Moon; sent back 4308 TV pictures  

Jul 31   Al Parker glides 644 miles without any motor on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history jim Reeves, US country singer, dies in air crash at 39  

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

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

Aug 01   In the year 1964 jack Kirkwood actor (Fibber McGee & Molly), dies at 69  

Aug 01   Johnny Burnette, rocker, drowns at 30 in the year 1964.  

Aug 01   On this day in history north Vietnam fires on a US destroyer in Gulf of Tonkin and so it begins in earnest  

Aug 01   In the year 1964 race riot in Jersey City NJ  

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

Aug 02   North Vietnam fires on a US destroyer in Gulf of Tonkin and so it starts on this day in history.  

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

Aug 02   US destroyer attacked by Vietnamese torpedo boats in Gulf of Tonkin on this day in history.  

Aug 03   In the year 1964 flannery O'Connor, writer (Good Man is Hard to Find), dies at 39  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 05   Moa Martinson, writer, dies in the year 1964.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1964

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Christopher John Gray, priest was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Pernell Whitaker, boxer (Olympic-gold) was born in the year 1964.  

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

Jan 03   Cheryl Miller, Riverside Calif, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1984) was born in the year 1964.  

Jan 03   In the year 1964 birth of bruce LaBruce, Canadian filmmaker  

Jan 04   Stephanie Maxwell-Pierson, Somerville NJ, US rower (Olympic-92) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1964.  

Famous Deaths In 1964

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1964 alf Hall, cricketer (S Afr lefty quick took 40 wkts in 7 Tests), dies  

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

Jan 06   Edgar Maass, German/US author (Verdun), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1964 colin C McPhee, composer (H2O, Mechanical Princibles), dies at 62  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1964 halide Edib Adevar/Salih, Turkish feminist (Handan), dies at about 80  

Jan 10   A Marja, Dutch author (Man of Day & Night), dies at 46 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   C R Browne, cricket leg-spinner (WI in 4 Tests, 6 wkts), dies on this day in history.  

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