Historical Events In 1964
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Oct 01 In the year 1964 sF cable cars declared a national landmark
Oct 04 3 cars of a commuter train derail in South Africa killing 81 in the year 1964.
Oct 05 SF Fire Department Museum is dedicated on this day in history.
Oct 06 F T Mann, cricketer (father of F G, 281 runs in 5 Tests 1922-23), dies on this day in history.
Oct 07 In the year 1964 eugen Varga, Hungarian/Russian economist/politician, dies at 84
Oct 08 In the year 1964 charles Hodge, NYU professor (Answers for Americans), dies at 69
Oct 08 On this day in history ringo Starr takes and passes his driving test
Oct 10 18th modern Olympic games opens in Tokyo in the year 1964.
Oct 10 Eddie Cantor, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater), dies at 72 on this day in history.
Oct 11 In the year 1964 ruth Jessen wins LPGA Hillside House Ladies' Golf Open
Oct 12 In the year 1964 j Howard Frazer, USTA pres, dies in office
Oct 12 On this day in history launch of Voskhod 1, First 3 man crew (Komarov, Feokistov, Yegorov)
Oct 13 At Plesman airport, Curacao, 125.5 mm rainfalls (record) on this day in history.
Oct 13 In the year 1964 the world's first Russian three man spacecraft returns safely to Earth
Oct 13 Voskhod 1 crew returns in the year 1964.
Oct 14 In the year 1964 martin Luther King Jr wins Nobel Peace Prize
Oct 15 In the year 1964 cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73
Oct 15 Craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph on this day in history.
Oct 15 Kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev in the year 1964.
Oct 16 In the year 1964 china becomes world's 5th nuclear power
Oct 17 Yanks fire Manager Yogi Berra on this day in history.
Oct 18 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational in the year 1964.
Oct 19 In the year 1964 maurice Gosfield, actor (Doberman-Phil Silvers Show), dies at 51
Oct 20 On this day in history herbert Hoover, 31st president of US (1929-33), dies in NY at 90
Oct 20 On this day in history herbert Hoover, former U.S. president, dies.
Oct 20 In the year 1964 riot at Rolling Stones show in Paris (150 arrested)
Oct 21 Abebe Bikila runs world/olympic record marathon (2:12:11.2) on this day in history.
Oct 22 EMI rejects audition by "High Numbers," they go on to become The Who on this day in history.
Oct 24 "Cambridge Circus" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 perfs on this day in history.
Oct 24 Northern Rhodesia becomes the Republic of Zambia on this day in history.
Oct 24 The U.S.S.R. invades Hungary in the year 1964.
Oct 24 On this day in history zambia (N Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day)
Oct 25 Belle Montrose, actress (Mrs Harrison-Hathaways), dies at 78 in the year 1964.
Oct 25 In the year 1964 eric Cooke, the "Moonstruck Murderer," is hanged in Perth for multiple killings.