On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1964

Historical Events

  • Bunning continues pitching perfectly to NY Mets until 2 outs in 5th, when Joe Christopher beats out a bunt. He totals 15 innings

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestBrett Hull

Brett Hull, Canadian-American NHL right wing (8-time All Star, 2-time Stanley Cup winner), born in Belleville, Ontario

NHL Legend Brett Hull
NHL Legend
Brett Hull
  • Hoda Kotb, American television news anchor (Dateline NBC), born in Norman, Oklahoma
  • Yuri Khmylev, Russian NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres), born in Moscow, Russia
1964 Highlights

About August 9, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo