On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 101st member elected to baseball's hall of fame (Luke Appling)
  • US House of Representatives accept Law on the civil rights
  • US Supreme Court rules - 1 man 1 vote (Westberry v Sanders)
  • WMEM TV channel 10 in Presque Isle, ME (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Buster Olney, American sports columnist
  • Mike Campbell, American pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Seattle, Washington