What Happened on April 12, 1964

Historical Events

US Masters Golf

28th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Arnold Palmer wins by 6 shots from Dave Marr and Jack Nicklaus to become the first 4-time winner of the Masters; his 7th and final major victory

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Ray, American folk-rock singer and songwriter (Indigo Girls - "Closer To Fine"), born in Decatur, Georgia
  • Mike Macfarlane, American baseball catcher (KC Royals), born in Stockton, California
Born in 1964

Famous Deaths

  • Evert Willem Beth, Dutch mathematician and philosopher (Significs Group), dies at 56
1964 Highlights

About April 12, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Buy Me Love - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: Can't Buy Me Love - The Beatles