On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1964

Historical Events

  • KHQL (now KCAN) TV channel 8 in Albion, NB (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Police arrests 800 sit-in students at University of California at Berkeley

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Ginsberg, writer, dies
  • George Brown, English cricket wicketkeeper/batsman (7 Tests; Hampshire), dies at 77
1964 Highlights

About December 3, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius