On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1964

Historical Events

  • Baseball approves a free-agent draft
  • Commissioner's office given full powers in baseball disputes
  • Test Cricket debut of Ian Chappell, v Pakistan MCG, 11, 0-49, 0-31
  • The Beatles release their "Beatles For Sale" album

Famous Birthdays

  • Chelsea Noble, American actress (Kate-Growing Pains), born in Cheektowaga, New York
  • Jonathan Goldstein, American actor (Drake & Josh), born in Manhattan, New York
  • Marisa Tomei, American actress (My Cousin Vinny), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Scott Hastings, Scottish rugby union centre and broadcaster (65 caps; 2 caps British & Irish Lions; Watsonians RFC), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Sertab Erener, Turkish singer (Sakin Ol!), born in Istanbul, Turkey
1964 Highlights

About December 4, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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