On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 18th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat SF Warriors, 4 games to 1

Sport awardGolf Tournament

LPGA Titleholders Championship Women's Golf, Augusta CC: Marilynn Smith retains title; beats Mickey Wright by 1 stroke

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Tanganyika & Zanzibar form The United Republic of Tanganyika & Zanzibar

Famous Birthdays

  • Tod Bass, American actor (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Edwin John Pratt, Canadian poet (Towards the Last Spike), dies at 81
  • Pieter van der Lijn, Dutch geologist (Boulder Book), dies at 93