Historical Events In 1964
Sunday, 09 May 2021
Oct 01 SF cable cars declared a national landmark in the year 1964.
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 in the year 1964.
Oct 06 F T Mann, cricketer (father of F G, 281 runs in 5 Tests 1922-23), dies in the year 1964.
Oct 07 In the year 1964 eugen Varga, Hungarian/Russian economist/politician, dies at 84
Oct 08 Charles Hodge, NYU professor (Answers for Americans), dies at 69 in the year 1964.
Oct 08 In the year 1964 ringo Starr takes and passes his driving test
Oct 10 18th modern Olympic games opens in Tokyo in the year 1964.
Oct 10 In the year 1964 eddie Cantor, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater), dies at 72
Oct 11 Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Hillside House Ladies' Golf Open on this day in history.
Oct 12 J Howard Frazer, USTA pres, dies in office on this day in history.
Oct 12 Launch of Voskhod 1, First 3 man crew (Komarov, Feokistov, Yegorov) on this day in history.
Oct 13 At Plesman airport, Curacao, 125.5 mm rainfalls (record) in the year 1964.
Oct 13 On this day in history the world's first Russian three man spacecraft returns safely to Earth
Oct 13 Voskhod 1 crew returns in the year 1964.
Oct 14 Martin Luther King Jr wins Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.
Oct 15 Cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73 in the year 1964.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 16 On this day in history china becomes world's 5th nuclear power
Oct 17 Yanks fire Manager Yogi Berra in the year 1964.
Oct 18 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational in the year 1964.
Oct 19 Maurice Gosfield, actor (Doberman-Phil Silvers Show), dies at 51 in the year 1964.
Oct 20 On this day in history herbert Hoover, 31st president of US (1929-33), dies in NY at 90
Oct 20 Herbert Hoover, former U.S. president, dies on this day in history.
Oct 20 In the year 1964 riot at Rolling Stones show in Paris (150 arrested)
Oct 21 On this day in history abebe Bikila runs world/olympic record marathon (2:12:11.2)
Oct 22 On this day in history eMI rejects audition by "High Numbers," they go on to become The Who
Oct 24 On this day in history "Cambridge Circus" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 perfs
Oct 24 On this day in history northern Rhodesia becomes the Republic of Zambia
Oct 24 On this day in history the U.S.S.R. invades Hungary.
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 Eric Cooke, the "Moonstruck Murderer," is hanged in Perth for multiple killings on this day in history.