What Happened on August 26, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Italian Communist Party selects Luigi Longo as chairman

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

LBJ nominated at Democratic convention in Atlantic City, NJ

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Jurasin, CFL defensive end (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Chad Kreuter, Marin County CA, catcher (Chicago White Sox)
  • Dave Boyes, St Catharines Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)
  • Karla Karch-Gailus, basketball guard (Olympics-96), born in Vancouver, British Columbia