On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Sport awardBritish Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, St Andrews: Tony Lema wins his only major title, 5 strokes clear of runner-up and fellow American Jack Nicklaus

  • Jesus Alou is 1st Giant in 40 years to get 6 hits in a game
  • Moïse Tshombé, leader of the Confederation of Tribal Associations of Katanga, becomes Prime Minister of the Congo
  • The Beatles release "A Hard Day's Night", their 3rd studio album

Famous Birthdays

  • Felipe Martinez, jockey
  • Urban Meyer, American football coach
  • Wilfried Peeters, Belgian cyclist