On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1964

Historical Events

  • 2nd Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 6-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Dana Gould, American comedian and writer (The Simpsons 1989), born in Hopedale, Massachusetts
  • Pebbles, American rock vocalist (Girlfriend), born in Oakland, California
  • Salizhan Sharipov, Kyrgyzstani cosmonaut (STS-89), born in Uzgen, Kyrgyzstan

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice Schoemaker, composer, dies at 73
1964 Highlights

About August 24, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo