What Happened on December 22, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Comedian Lenny Bruce is convicted of obscenity.
  • First flight of the SR-71 (Blackbird).
  • Lockheed SR-71 spy aircraft reaches 3,530 kph (record for a jet)

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Jackson, pitcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Houston, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Bonifacio Gil Garcia, composer, dies at 66