On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Mildred Sampson of New Zealand runs female world marathon record 3:19:33 in Auckland, New Zealand
  • St Louis Card Curt Flood gets 8 straight hits in a doubleheader

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Arias, tennis player (US Davis Cup team), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Nigel Redman, English rugby international player

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Pennick, American actor (Lady From Louisiana), dies at 68