On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Peter Shaffer's "Royal Hunt of the Sun" premieres in London
  • US Rep Martha Griffiths address gets civil rights protection for women being added to the 1964 Civil Rights Act

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Gibson, NFL inside linebacker (San Diego Chargers)
  • Trinny Woodall, British fashion guru

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Terriss, English director (His Buddy's Wife, Sumuru), dies at 91