On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1964

Historical Events

  • Teamsters President and US union leader Jimmy Hoffa convicted of fraud and conspiracy
  • Train from Povoa de Varzin, Portugal derails near Oporto, 94 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Provoost, Belgian author (In the Shadow of the Ark), born in Poperinge, Belgium
  • Danny Woodburn, American actor and comedian, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Ralf Metzenmacher, German painter and designer, born in Aachen, Germany

Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock, American actress (Speed, The Blind Side), born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Curzon, 5th Earl Howe, British politician, naval officer and auto racer (1931 Le Mans), dies at 80
1964 Highlights

About July 26, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo