What Happened on February 6, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Rugantino" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 28 performances
  • France & Great-Britain sign accord over building channel tunnel
  • WCIU TV channel 26 in Chicago, IL (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Gordon Downie, Canadian rock musician (The Tragically Hip), born in Amherstview, Ontario
  • Matt Hayes, Australian soling sailor (Olympics-96)
  • Skip Ewing, Redlands California, country vocalist (Coast of Colorado)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino general and President (1899-1901) (b. 1869)

Revolutionary and 1st President of the Philippines Emilio Aguinaldo
Revolutionary and 1st President of the Philippines
Emilio Aguinaldo
  • Sophocles Venizelos, premier of Greece (1944, 50-51), dies at 69
  • W L Cornford, England cricket wicket-keeper (4 Tests v NZ 1930), dies