What Happened on July 26, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Women's Golf Open
  • Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa convicted of fraud & conspiracy
  • Train from Povoa de Varzin, Portugal derails near Oporto, 94 die
  • US union leader James Hoffa sentenced for fraud

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Provoost, Belgian author (In the Shadow of the Ark)
  • Danny Woodburn, American actor
  • Ralf Metzenmacher, German painter and designer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sandra Bullock, actress (Speed, Net, Love & War), born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Curzon, 5th Earl Howe, British politician, naval officer and racing driver (b. 1884)