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 and US union leader Jimmy Hoffa convicted of fraud and conspiracy
  • Train from Povoa de Varzin, Portugal derails near Oporto, 94 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Provoost, Belgian author (In the Shadow of the Ark)
  • Danny Woodburn, American actor and comedian, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Ralf Metzenmacher, German painter and designer, born in Aachen, Germany

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sandra Bullock, American 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)