What Happened on January 13, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

52nd Men's Australian Championships: Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle (6-3, 6-4, 6-2)

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson
  • 52nd Women's Australian Championships: Margaret Court beats Lesley Turner (6-3, 6-2)
  • Hindu-Muslim rioting breaks out in the Indian city of Calcutta - now Kolkata - resulting in the deaths of more than 100 people.
  • Karol Wojtyla becomes archbishop of Krakow

Famous Birthdays

  • Penelope Ann Miller, actress (Kindergarden Cop) [or Feb 13], born in Los Angeles, California
  • Ronan Rafferty, Northern Irish golfer