On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1964

Historical Events

  • "110 in the Shade" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 330 performances
  • Dutch Opera forms in Amsterdam
  • Rolling Stones 1st Dutch concert

Famous Birthdays

  • Anastasia Ashman, American writer and digital strategist (GlobalNiche), born in Berkeley, California

Person of interestGiuseppe Conte

Giuseppe Conte, Italian jurist and politician, Prime Minister of Italy (2018-), born in Volturara Appula, Italy

Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte
Prime Minister of Italy
Giuseppe Conte
  • Harry Lee "Butch" Reynolds, American 400m runner (world record)
  • Paul Taylor, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler in one Test 1993)
1964 Highlights

About August 8, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo