Historical Events In 1964
Sunday, 28 February 2021
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 on this day in history.
Oct 05 On this day in history sF Fire Department Museum is dedicated
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 On this day in history charles Hodge, NYU professor (Answers for Americans), dies at 69
Oct 08 Ringo Starr takes and passes his driving test in the year 1964.
Oct 10 18th modern Olympic games opens in Tokyo on this day in history.
Oct 10 Eddie Cantor, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater), dies at 72 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1964.
Oct 12 On this day in history launch of Voskhod 1, First 3 man crew (Komarov, Feokistov, Yegorov)
Oct 13 On this day in history at Plesman airport, Curacao, 125.5 mm rainfalls (record)
Oct 13 The world's first Russian three man spacecraft returns safely to Earth in the year 1964.
Oct 13 Voskhod 1 crew returns on this day in history.
Oct 14 Martin Luther King Jr wins Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.
Oct 15 On this day in history cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73
Oct 15 In the year 1964 craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph
Oct 15 On this day in history kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev
Oct 16 In the year 1964 china becomes world's 5th nuclear power
Oct 17 In the year 1964 yanks fire Manager Yogi Berra
Oct 18 On this day in history marlene Hagge wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational
Oct 19 In the year 1964 maurice Gosfield, actor (Doberman-Phil Silvers Show), dies at 51
Oct 20 Herbert Hoover, 31st president of US (1929-33), dies in NY at 90 on this day in history.
Oct 20 In the year 1964 herbert Hoover, former U.S. president, dies.
Oct 20 Riot at Rolling Stones show in Paris (150 arrested) on this day in history.
Oct 21 On this day in history abebe Bikila runs world/olympic record marathon (2:12:11.2)
Oct 22 EMI rejects audition by "High Numbers," they go on to become The Who in the year 1964.
Oct 24 "Cambridge Circus" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 perfs on this day in history.
Oct 24 In the year 1964 northern Rhodesia becomes the Republic of Zambia
Oct 24 On this day in history the U.S.S.R. invades Hungary.
Oct 24 Zambia (N Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day) in the year 1964.
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 in the year 1964.