On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1964

Historical Events

  • Italian Communist Party selects Luigi Longo as chairman

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

LBJ nominated at Democratic convention in Atlantic City, NJ

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Jurasin, CFL defensive end (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Chad Kreuter, Marin County CA, catcher (Chicago White Sox)
  • Daphne Caruana Galizia, Maltese journalist (Panama Papers), born in Sliema, Malta (d. 2017)
  • Dave Boyes, St Catharines Ontario, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Karla Karch-Gailus, basketball guard (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
1964 Highlights

About August 26, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo