On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1964

Historical Events

  • -27) race riot in Rochester, New York, 4 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Banana Yoshimoto, Japanese author

Person of interestBarry Bonds

Barry Bonds, American baseball left fielder (MLB home-run record [762], 7 x NL MVP), born in Riverside, California

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds
  • Erminia Russo, Kelowna BC, volleyball player (Olympics 1996)
  • Teri Schroeder, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13-1993), born in Newport Beach, California

Famous Deaths

  • Erwin Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity), dies at 79
1964 Highlights

About July 24, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo