Today in History for Year 1964 (Part 6)

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Historical Events

Events 501 - 600 of 687

Sep 27th - Findings of the Warren Commission into the assassination ofe President John Kennedy released, finds Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone
Sep 28th - 53rd Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Cleveland (3-2)
Sep 28th - Suriname governor A Currie resigns
Sep 29th - Greece & Bulgaria close boundaries
Sep 30th - "Oh What a Lovely War" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 125 perfs
Oct 1st - 1st official broadcast of Trans World Radio on Bonaire
Oct 1st - 2nd Dutch televisienet begins broadcastings
Oct 1st - Free Speech Movement launched at University of California, Berkley
Oct 1st - San Francisco cable cars declared a national landmark
Oct 1st - WSJU TV channel 18 in Carolina, PR begins broadcasting
Oct 1st - WTSJ TV channel 18 in San Juan, PR (NBC) begins broadcasting
Oct 1st - WWAY TV channel 3 in Wilmington, NC (ABC) begins broadcasting
Oct 2nd - Phillies tie major league record with season's 3rd triple play (Reds)
Ex-soldier, drifter Lee Harvey OswaldEx-soldier, drifter Lee Harvey Oswald Oct 3rd - Yankees clinch their 5th straight pennant, & 29th in club's history
Oct 4th - -7] Hurricane Hilda, kills 38 in La, Miss & Ga
Oct 4th - 10th LPGA Championship won by Mary Mills
Oct 4th - 3 cars of a commuter train derails in South Africa killing 81
Oct 4th - Italian Autostrada del Sol opens at Milan-Naples
Oct 4th - Patriots' Gino Cappelletti kicks 6-of-6 field goals against Broncos
Oct 4th - Phils bomb Reds 10-0 as both teams finish one game behind St Louis
Oct 5th - KIXE TV channel 9 in Redding, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting
Oct 5th - SF Fire Department Museum is dedicated
Oct 6th - "Cambridge Circus" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 23 performances
Oct 7th - NY Yankees make 14th appearance in last 16 & 29th in 61 World Series
Oct 8th - Gilroy Roberts becomes first US chief engraver to retire (than die)
Oct 8th - Ringo Starr takes & passes his driving test
Oct 10th - 18th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-2 at Toronto
Beatles Drummer Ringo StarrBeatles Drummer Ringo Starr Oct 10th - 18th modern Olympic games opens in Tokyo
Oct 11th - Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Hillside House Ladies' Golf Open
Oct 12th - 1st time 3 people in space
Oct 12th - KCSM TV channel 60 in San Mateo-SF, CA (PBS) begins
Oct 12th - Launch of Voskhod 1, first 3 man crew (Komarov, Feokistov, Yegorov)
Oct 12th - WSBK TV channel 38 in Boston, MA (IND/ABC/CBS/NBC) begin
Oct 12th - WUCM TV channel 19 in University Center, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting
Oct 13th - At Plesman airport, Curacao, 125.5 mm rainfalls (record)
Oct 13th - Voskhod 1 crew returns
Oct 14th - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. announced as winner of the Nobel Peace Prize
Oct 14th - Martin Walser's "Der Schwarze Schwan," premieres in Stuttgart
Clergyman and Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr.Clergyman and Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr. Oct 14th - Philips begins experimenting with color TV
Oct 14th - Roger Maris & Mickey Mantle hit HRs runs on back-to-back pitches
Oct 14th - Premier Nikita Khrushchev replaced by Leonid Brezhnev as General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party
Oct 15th - Craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph
Oct 15th - St Louis Cardinals beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 61st World Series
Oct 15th - NY Yankees appears in 14 & win 9 of last 16 World Series
Oct 16th - China becomes world's 5th nuclear power
Oct 16th - Harold Wilson's Labour party wins British election
Oct 16th - Indians' directors vote to keep franchise in Cleveland, rejecting bids by Seattle, Oakland & Dallas
Oct 17th - Yanks fire Manager Yogi Berra
Oct 18th - Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational
Oct 20th - "Golden Boy" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 569 performances
MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi BerraMLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra Oct 20th - Mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Minneapolis, to become NWA champ
Oct 20th - Riot at Rolling Stones show in Paris (150 arrested)
Oct 21st - Abebe Bikila runs Olympic/World record marathon (2:12:11.2)
Oct 21st - Braves ask NL to allow them to leave Milwaukee for Atlanta
Oct 21st - Film version of "My Fair Lady" directed by George Cukor and starring Rex Harrison and Audrey Hepburn premieres in New York (Best Picture 1965)
Oct 22nd - EMI rejects audition by "High Numbers"; they go on to become The Who
Oct 22nd - French philosopher/author Jean-Paul Sartre refuses Nobel prize
Oct 22nd - US performs underground nuclear test at Hattiesburg, Miss
Oct 23rd - Japanese beat Russian for 1st Olympic Gold in woman's volleyball
Oct 23rd - Time Magazine uses term "op art" for 1st time
Oct 24th - "Cambridge Circus" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 perfs
Oct 24th - 18th Olympic games close at Tokyo, Japan
Oct 24th - Belgian paratroops liberate 1,000 white hostages in Stanleyville
Writer Jean-Paul SartreWriter Jean-Paul Sartre Oct 24th - Dr Kenneth David Kaunda becomes president of Zambia
Oct 24th - Zambia (formerly Northern Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day)
Oct 24th - Khalid "Billy" Ibadulla scores 166 on Cricket debut v Australia
Oct 24th - Test Cricket debut of Asif Iqbal, Majid Khan & Khalid Ibadulla v Aust
Oct 25th - Anton Geesink is 1st non-Japanese Olympic judo gold medal winner
Oct 25th - Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Phoenix Thunderbirds Ladies' Golf Open
Oct 25th - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
Oct 25th - "The Wrong Way Run", Viking Jim Marshall runs 66 yards in wrong direction for a safety (NFL's #1 blooper)
Oct 25th - Rolling Stones appear on Ed Sullivan Show
Oct 25th - 15th Formula One WDC: John Surtees wins by one point
Oct 26th - Eric Edgar Cooke becomes last person in Western Australia to be executed.
Oct 27th - "Ben Franklin in Paris" opens at Lunt Fontanne NYC for 215 perfs
Oct 27th - Congo rebel leader Christopher Gbenye holds 60 Americans/800 Belgians
Oct 29th - Bobby Simpson completes cricket century in each innings v Pakistan
Oct 29th - Karmi'el founded in Galilee
Oct 29th - Star of India & other jewels are stolen in NY
Oct 29th - Town of Karmiel founded in Galilee
Oct 29th - The United Republic of Tanganyika & Zanzibar renamed The United Republic of Tanzania
Oct 30th - Tran Van Huong appointed premier of South Vietnam
Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra StreisandSinger-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand Oct 31st - Barbra Streisand's "People" album goes #1 for 5 weeks
Nov 1st - George Blanda of Houston throws NFL-record 37 passes in 68 attempts
Nov 1st - KC Chief Len Dawson passes for 6 touchdowns vs Denver (49-39)
Nov 1st - Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Las Cruces Ladies' Golf Open
Nov 1st - Vietcong-assault on airport Bien Hoa at Saigon
Nov 2nd - CBS purchases 80% of Yanks for $11,200,000, later buys remaining 20%
Nov 2nd - Faisal succeeds Saud as king of Saudi Arabia
Nov 3rd - LBJ (D) soundly defeats Barry Goldwater (R) for pres
Nov 3rd - Phila voters approve $25 million to build a new sports stadium
Nov 5th - US launches Mariner 3 toward Mars; no data returned
Nov 6th - WEIQ TV channel 42 in Mobile, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
Nov 7th - NL keeps Braves in Milwaukee in 1965, may move to Atlanta in 1966
Nov 8th - IMF grants Great Britain credit of $1 billion
Nov 8th - KUPK TV channel 13 in Garden City, KS (ABC) begins broadcasting
LPGA Golfer Mickey WrightLPGA Golfer Mickey Wright Nov 8th - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open
Nov 8th - Orioles Frank Robinson unanimous choice as AL MVP
Nov 9th - "Comedy in Music-Opus 2" opens at John Golden NYC for 192 perfs
Nov 9th - Eisaku Sato becomes premier of Japan

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 1,021

Jun 26th - Zeng Jinlian, Hunan China, became tallest woman known (2.46 m, 8'1")
Jun 27th - Chuck Person, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs)
Jun 27th - Stephan Brenninkmeijer, Dutch film producer and director
Jun 28th - Bryan Barker, NFL punter (Jacksonville Jaguars)
Jun 28th - Stephanie Maynor, Chester England, golfer (1995 PING Welch's-13th)
Jun 28th - Susan Mascarin, tennis star, born in Detroit, Michigan
Jun 29th - Pepper Johnson, NFL linebacker (NY Giants, Cleveland Browns)
Jun 29th - Stedman Pearson, Essex, rock vocalist (Five Star-Silk & Steel)
Jun 29th - Wendy Kilbourne, actress (Devon-Midnight Caller) [1964 Approx]
Jul 1st - Mike Twardoski, baseball player
Jul 1st - Poi Burton, rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)
Jul 1st - Theresa Lynn, Louisville KY, actress (Orgasm Girl-Private Parts)
Jul 2nd - Dave Parsons, rocker (Transvision Vamp, Sham 69-That's Life)
Jul 2nd - DeAnne Hemmens, SF California, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)
Jul 2nd - Joe Magrane, baseball player
Jul 2nd - Jose Canseco, Havana Cuba, outfielder (Oak A's, Red Sox, 1988 AL MVP)
Jul 2nd - Shannon Ritter, jockey
Jul 2nd - Ozzie Canseco, Cuban-born American baseball player
Jul 2nd - Charles Robinson, American wrestling referee
Jul 3rd - Gary Ryan, rocker (Blackhearts)
Jul 3rd - Joe Hamorski, Peru IN, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Greater Greenville-9th)
Jul 3rd - Louis Clark, NFL receiver (Seattle)/WLAF coach (Amsterdam Admirals)
Jul 3rd - Pia Reyes, Manila Philipines, playmate (Nov, 1988)
Jul 3rd - Warren Newson, Newnan GA, outfielder (Texas Rangers)
Jul 3rd - Joanne Harris, British author
Jul 3rd - Yeardley Smith, French-born American actress
Jul 4th - Kevin Sutherland, Nike golfer (1992 Hawkeye Open-2nd), born in Sacramento, California
Jul 4th - Mark Allen Slaughter, Las Vegas, guitarist (Slaughter-Stick it Live)
Jul 4th - Cle Kooiman, American soccer player
Jul 4th - Mark Whiting, American filmmaker and actor
Jul 5th - Mark H Lascells, grandson of English princess Mary
Jul 5th - Salim Raza, UAE cricket all-rounder (1996 World Cup)
Jul 6th - Lillie Leatherwood, Northport Ala, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-gold-1984)
Jul 8th - Alexei Gusarov, Moscow Russia, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche)
Jul 8th - Maryalice Demler, N Tonawanda NY, Miss NY-America (1991)
Singer-Songwriter Courtney LoveSinger-Songwriter Courtney Love (Jul 9th) Jul 9th - Courtney Love, Santa Fey California, vocalist (Hole)/actress (People vs Larry Flynt)
Jul 9th - Ronnie Grandison, NBA forward (NY Knicks)
Jul 9th - Scott Rachal Verplank, Dallas TX, PGA golfer (1985 Western Open)
Jul 10th - Felipe Martinez, jockey
Jul 10th - Urban Meyer, American football coach
Jul 10th - Wilfried Peeters, Belgian cyclist
Jul 11th - Earl Jones, Inkster Mich, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1984)
Jul 11th - Craig Charles, English actor
Jul 11th - Kyrill, Prince of Preslav, titular Bulgarian royal family
Jul 12th - Judi Evans Luciano, Montebello, actress (Paulina Cory-Another World)
Jul 12th - Gaby Roslin, English television presenter
Jul 13th - Utpal Chatterjee, cricketer (Bengal slow left-arm bowler)
Jul 14th - Barbara Chiu, Canton China, Canada table tennis player (Oly-33-92, 96)
Jul 14th - Brett J Ogle, Paddington Austral, PGA golfer (1993 AT&T Pebble Beach)
Jul 14th - Jack Kay Jr, Montreal Que, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 Singapore Open)
Jul 15th - Shari Headley, Queens, New York, American actress (All My Children, Coming to America)
Jul 15th - Leonard Stabb, actor (Hunter Guthrie-One Life to Live, Guiding Light)
Jul 16th - Miguel Indurain, Spanish bicyclist (Tour de France winner 1991-95)
Jul 17th - Heather Langenkamp, actress (Marie-Just the 10 of Us)
Jul 18th - Susan Marie Snyder, actress (Julie-As the World Turns)
Jul 18th - Wendy Williams, radio host
Jul 19th - Alexandra Curtis, model/daughter of Christine Kaufmann
Jul 19th - Gina Procaccio, Drexel Hills Pennsylvania, 5k runner
Jul 19th - Teresa Edwards, Cairo GA, basketball forward (Oly-gold-1984, 88,92,96)
Jul 19th - André A. Jackson, founder African Diamond Producers Association
Jul 20th - Murray Craven, Medicine Hat, NHL left wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
Jul 20th - Chris Cornell, American musician (Soundgarden, Audioslave)
Jul 20th - Terri Irwin, American naturalist; widow of Steve Irwin
Jul 20th - Kool G Rap, American musician
Jul 20th - Dean Winters, American actor
Jul 21st - Susan Swift, actress (Chisholms), born in Houston, Texas
Jul 22nd - Bonnie Langford, English actress (Wombling Free)
Jul 22nd - David Spade, comedian (SNL, Tommy Boy, Black Sheep)
Jul 22nd - Rafael Addison, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets)
Jul 22nd - John Leguizamo, Bogotá, Colombia, Colombian American actor (Mambo Mouth, Whispers in the Dark)
Jul 22nd - Adam Godley, British actor
Jul 22nd - Don Van Natta, Jr., American journalist
Jul 23rd - Greg Best, Lynchburg VA, Equestrian athlete (Olympic-silver-88, 92)
Jul 23rd - Ed Forchion, American marijuana activist
MLB Legend Barry BondsMLB Legend Barry Bonds (Jul 24th) Jul 24th - Barry Bonds, Riverside California, left fielder (Pirates, SF Giants, 7X MVP)
Jul 24th - Erminia Russo, Kelowna BC, volleyball player (Olympics-96)
Jul 24th - Teri Schroeder, Newport Beach Ca, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13-1993)
Jul 24th - Banana Yoshimoto, Japanese author
Jul 25th - Jose Bautista, Bani Dom Rep, pitcher (SF Giants)
Jul 25th - Tony Granato, Downers Grove, NHL left wing (LA Kings)
Jul 26th - Sandra Bullock, Wash DC, actress (Speed, Net, Love & War)
Jul 26th - Anne Provoost, Belgian author (In the Shadow of the Ark)
Jul 26th - Ralf Metzenmacher, German painter and designer
Jul 26th - Danny Woodburn, American actor
Jul 27th - Rex Brown, American musician (Pantera)
Jul 28th - Bruce Wilkerson, NFL tackle (Jaguars, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
Actress Sandra BullockActress Sandra Bullock (Jul 26th) Jul 28th - Dave Alexander, NFL center (NY Jets)
Jul 28th - Lori Loughlin, Queens, New York, American actress (Full House, Summerland)
Jul 29th - Lisa Peluso, Phila, actress (Search for Tomorrow, Ava-Loving)
Jul 30th - Vivica A. Fox, American actress
Jul 30th - Jürgen Klinsmann, German footballer and manager
Jul 30th - Alek Keshishian, Lebanese-born American film director
Jul 31st - Jim Corr, Irish singer and musician (The Corrs)
Aug 1st - Andrew Wilson, Australian canoeist (Olympics-16-92, 96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
Aug 1st - Nick Christian Sayer, rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)
Aug 1st - Rob Camilletti, Cher's boyfriend
Aug 1st - Adam Duritz, American musician (Counting Crows)
Aug 2nd - John Cullen, Puslinch, NHL center (Tampa Bay Lightning)
Aug 2nd - Mary-Louise Parker, Ft Jackson SC, actress (Fried Green Tomatoes)
Aug 3rd - Joan E Higginbotham, astronaut, born in Chicago, Illinois

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