What Happened on January 13, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Sport awardAustralian Tennis Open

Australian Championships Men's Tennis: Roy Emerson retains title; beats fellow Australian Fred Stolle 6-3, 6-4, 6-2

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson
  • Australian Championships Women's Tennis: Australian Margaret Smith beats doubles partner Lesley Turner 6-3, 6-2 for her 5th Australian singles crown
  • Hindu-Muslim rioting breaks out in the Indian city of Calcutta - now Kolkata - resulting in the deaths of more than 100 people.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Paul II [Karol Wojtyla] becomes archbishop of Krakow

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

Famous Birthdays

  • Penelope Ann Miller, American actress (Awakenings, Chaplin, Kindergarden Cop), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Ronan Rafferty, Northern Irish golfer