On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 10°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in April

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Lennon is reunited with his father Freddie after 17 years

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • Robert Lowell's "Benito Cereno" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Erik Breukink, Dutch cyclist and manager
  • John Morris, British cricketer (England right-hand batsman v India 1990), born Crewe, Cheshire, England
  • Kevin Duckworth, NBA center (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Scott Stevens, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils, Team Canada), born in Kitchener, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Božidar Kunc, Croatian composer, dies at 60