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 biologist/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)