On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1964

Historical Events

  • Australian destroyer HMAS Voyager sinks after colliding with aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne, killing 82
  • WBGU TV channel 27 in Bowling Green, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Lenk, Israeli diplomat, born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Francesca Neri, Italian actress (Ages of Lulu), born in Trento, Italy
  • Glenn Beck, American radio and television host, born in Everett, Washington
  • Mir Aimal Kansi, Pakistani perpretrator of the 1993 shootings at CIA Headquarters, born in Quetta, Pakistan (d. 2002)
  • Roger Reijners, Dutch football coach and player (MVV), born in Roemond, Netherlands
  • Sam Graddy, US 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1984), born in Gaffney, South Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Eugen Sänger, Austrian aerospace engineer (b. 1905)
1964 Highlights

About February 10, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius