On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1964

Historical Events

Sport awardUS 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 singer and songwriter (Indigo Girls), born in Decatur, Georgia
  • Mike Macfarlane, American baseball catcher (KC Royals), born in Stockton, California
1964 Highlights

About April 12, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries