On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1964

Historical Events

  • 1st driverless trains run on London Underground

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher "Kid" Reid, American rapper (Kid 'n Play)
  • Robert "Bob" Kaehler, Burlingame California, rower (Olympic 5th 1992, 96)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestDouglas MacArthur

Douglas MacArthur, US general (Pacific theater-WW II), dies at 84

US WWII General Douglas MacArthur
US WWII General
Douglas MacArthur

1964 Highlights

About April 5, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries