On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1964

Historical Events

  • Unmanned Gemini 1 launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Biz Markie [Marcel Hall], American rapper, DJ and record producer ("Just A Friend"), born in New York City (d. 2021)
  • John McGinlay, Scottish footballer (Bolton Wanderers), born in Inverness, Scotland
  • Lisa Guerrero, American sports broadcaster, journalist and model, born in Chicago, Illinois
1964 Highlights

About April 8, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries