What Happened on August 6, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Pope Paul VI publishes encyclical Ecclesiam Suam
  • Prometheus, the world's oldest tree, is cut down in Nevada US

Famous Birthdays

  • John Mooney, sprint kayak (Olympics-96), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Lauren Cowan, Benalla Victoria, golfer (1994 66th English Womens Open)
  • Lisa Boyle, actress (Showgirls), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Moosie Drier, actor (Laugh-in), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Robert Mimbs, CFL running back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)

Famous Deaths

  • Cedric Hardwicke, actor (Capt Hook-Peter Pan), dies at 71