What Happened on May 24, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 18th Tony Awards: Luther & Hello Dolly win
  • Beatles' 3rd appearance on Ed Sullivan Show

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open Invitational

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • Longest HR (471') in Balt Memorial Stadium (Harmon Killebrew, Minn)
  • Panic in Lima Peru soccer stadium, kills 300

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Moorhouse, British 100m breaststroker (Olympic-gold-1988)
  • Elizabeth McColgan, British running star (world record 5 km indoor)
  • Pat Verbeek, Sarnia Ont, NHL forward (Team Canada, NY Rangers)