What Happened on August 12, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 10th time Mantle switch-hits HR in a game, one goes 502 feet

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Mickey Mantle switch-hits HR record 10th & final time in a game

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • Race riot in Elizabeth, NJ

Famous Deaths

  • Ian L Fleming, British journalist/writer (James Bond), dies at 56