On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1964

Historical Events

  • 31st NFL Chicago College All-Star Game: Chicago 28, All-Stars 17 - 65,000 at Soldier Field
  • Turkey begins air attack on Greek Cypriots
  • US Congress approves Gulf of Tonkin resolution

Famous Birthdays

  • John Birmingham, Australian author, born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Michael Weishan, American TV host, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1964 Highlights

About August 7, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo