What Happened on August 3, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Joan E Higginbotham, astronaut, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Johnny Thomas, NFL cornerback (Cleveland Browns, San Diego Chargers)
  • Kevin Elster, San Pedro CA, infielder (Texas Rangers)
  • Nate McMillan, NBA guard/forward (Seattle Supersonics)

Famous Deaths

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