On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1964

Historical Events

  • Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait and Syria form common market
  • LA Angels pitcher Bo Belinsky is suspended after hotel room fight with elderly Los Angeles Times sportswriter Braven Dyer

Famous Birthdays

  • Brannon Braga, American scriptwriter, born in Bozeman, Montana

Famous Weddings

Muhammad Ali

World Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali (22) weds cocktail waitress Sonja Roi

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Burnette, American rockabilly singer-songwriter and guitarist ('Train Kept A-Rollin'"; "You're Sixteen"), drowns in nighttime boating mishap at 30
1964 Highlights

About August 14, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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