On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Beatles arrive in San Francisco, 2nd US visit
  • Charles Helu elected president of Lebanon
  • South Africa banned from Olympic Games because of apartheid policies
  • USSR launch 3 Kosmos satellites

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Bierko, American actor, born in Rye Brook, New York
  • Edith Frost, American singer and songwriter, born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Kenny Walker, American basketball player, born in Roberta, Georgia