Historical Events In 1964
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Oct 01 SF cable cars declared a national landmark on this day in history.
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 On this day in history f T Mann, cricketer (father of F G, 281 runs in 5 Tests 1922-23), dies
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 Ringo Starr takes and passes his driving test on this day in history.
Oct 10 In the year 1964 18th modern Olympic games opens in Tokyo
Oct 10 In the year 1964 eddie Cantor, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater), dies at 72
Oct 11 In the year 1964 ruth Jessen wins LPGA Hillside House Ladies' Golf Open
Oct 12 On this day in history 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) 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 On this day in history voskhod 1 crew returns
Oct 14 Martin Luther King Jr wins Nobel Peace Prize in the year 1964.
Oct 15 Cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Oct 15 Craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph in the year 1964.
Oct 15 In the year 1964 kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev
Oct 16 China becomes world's 5th nuclear power in the year 1964.
Oct 17 In the year 1964 yanks fire Manager Yogi Berra
Oct 18 In the year 1964 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 Herbert Hoover, former U.S. president, dies in the year 1964.
Oct 20 Riot at Rolling Stones show in Paris (150 arrested) in the year 1964.
Oct 21 In the year 1964 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 In the year 1964 "Cambridge Circus" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 perfs
Oct 24 Northern Rhodesia becomes the Republic of Zambia in the year 1964.
Oct 24 The U.S.S.R. invades Hungary in the year 1964.
Oct 24 Zambia (N Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day) in the year 1964.
Oct 25 In the year 1964 belle Montrose, actress (Mrs Harrison-Hathaways), dies at 78
Oct 25 Eric Cooke, the "Moonstruck Murderer," is hanged in Perth for multiple killings on this day in history.