On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Sandy Koufax throws his 9th complete game without allowing a walk

Famous Birthdays

  • Allen James, 50K walker (Olympics 24th-92, 96), born in Sacramento, California
  • Greg Battle, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Jim Grabb, tennis star, born in Tucson, Arizona

Famous Deaths

  • Bert McGirr, cricketer (2 Tests for NZ, 51 runs), dies
  • Earle Hodgins, actor (Guestward Ho!), dies at 64

Person of interestRachel Carson

Rachel Carson, American marine biologist, conservationist and author (Silent Spring), dies at 56

Marine Biologist and Writer Rachel Carson
Marine Biologist and Writer
Rachel Carson
  • Tatyana Alexeyevna Afanasyeva, Russian/Dutch mathematician (b. 1876)