On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1964

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Jenkins Jr., American athlete (Olympic gold 4x400m relay 1992), born in NYC, New York
  • Doug Ducey, American businessman and politician, Governor of Arizona (2015-), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Rob Awalt, American football player, born in Landstuhl, Germany
  • Soyo Oka, Japanese musician, born in Nishinomiya City, Hyogo, Japan

Famous Weddings

John Wayne Gacy

Serial killer John Wayne Gacy (22) weds co-worker Marlynn Myers

1964 Highlights

About April 9, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries