On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Joan E Higginbotham, American engineer and NASA astronaut, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Johnny Thomas, American NFL cornerback (Cleveland Browns, San Diego Chargers), born in Houston, Texas
  • Kevin Elster, American baseball infielder (Texas Rangers), born in San Pedro, California
  • Nate McMillan, American NBA guard and forward (Seattle Supersonics), born in Raleigh, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Flannery O'Connor, writer (Good Man is Hard to Find), dies at 39