On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 965 performances

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

On Elston Howard Night, Mickey Mantle ties Babe Ruth's career strikeout record (1,330)

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Famous Birthdays

  • Jordi Arrese, Spanish tennis player, born in Barcelona, Spain

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

46th US Vice President Dick Cheney (23) weds Lynne Ann Vincent (23) at the First Presbyterian Church of Casper in Wyoming

46th Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney
46th Vice President of the United States
Dick Cheney