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Historical Events In 1964

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Jul 17   In the year 1964 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   Carol Veazie, actress (Maude-Norby), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Jul 20   On this day in history 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 in the year 1964.  

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

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   Erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer, dies in the year 1964.  

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 in the year 1964.  

Jul 27   Betty D, was born this day on this day in history.  

Jul 28   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 31   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 in the year 1964.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 01   In the year 1964 beatles' "Hard Day's Night" single goes to #1 spot on the charts  

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   North Vietnam fires on a US destroyer in Gulf of Tonkin and so it begins in earnest in the year 1964.  

Aug 01   On this day in history race riot in Jersey City NJ  

Aug 02   In the year 1964 jack Kirkwood, actor (Fibber McGee & Molly), dies at 69  

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

Aug 02   On this day in history race riot in Jersey City NJ  

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   In the year 1964 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   In the year 1964 moa Martinson, writer, dies  

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Famous Birthdays In 1964

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Christopher John Gray, priest was born in the year 1964.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1964 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   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 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   In the year 1964 ralph Dumke, actor (Movieland Quiz), dies at 64  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   Arnoldus JC Krafft, theologist (Atlas of Neth Antilles), dies at 71 in the year 1964.  

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

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