What Happened on December 31, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Donald Campbell (UK) sets world water speed record (276.33 mph)
  • Indonesia proclaims expelled from the UN

Famous Birthdays

  • Denis Hickey, cricketer (fast bowler for Vic, SA & Glamorgan)
  • Klari MacAskill, Budapest Hungary, kayaker (Olympics-5-92, 96)
  • Liz Masakayan, Quezon City Philippines, WPVA volley (Best of Beach-3rd-1994)
  • Lowri Turner, British TV presenter
  • Michael McDonald, American actor-comedian
  • Winston Benjamin, cricketer (WI righty quick 1987-95)

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Byrne, baseball player (b. 1884)
  • ├ôlafur Thors, Prime Minister of Iceland (b. 1892)