On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1964

Historical Events

  • Demolition begins in Upper Manhattan, New York City on Polo Grounds sports stadium (home to MLB Giants, 1891-1957, Mets, 1962-63, and NFL Jets, 1960-63) to clear way for housing project
  • Iranian motor launch catches fire & sinks killing 113 (Persian Gulf)

Famous Birthdays

  • Felicia Collins, American guitarist (David Letterman), born in Albany, New York
  • Manon Bollegraf, Dutch tennis star (semi 1996 Aust doubles), born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
  • Reni [Alan John Wren], English pop drummer (Stone Roses - "Fools Gold"), born in Manchester, England
1964 Highlights

About April 10, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries