On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1964

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Browns' Frank Ryan sets club record of 5 TD passes

Film & TV History

Shooting starts for "Star Trek" pilot "The Cage" (Menagerie)

Famous Birthdays

  • Haywood Jeffires, American NFL wide receiver (Houston Oilers), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Rockin' Jeff [Jeff Aaron Brown], British rock musician (The Pasadenas-Riding on a Train)
  • Sabu [Terry Michael Brunk], American professional wrestler, born in Staten Island, New York

Famous Deaths

  • H I "Sailor" Young, cricketer (left-arm bowler Eng v Aust 1899), dies
1964 Highlights

About December 12, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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