On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1964

Historical Events

  • England all out 611 in reply to Australia's 8-656 Match a draw
  • Ranger 7 launched toward the Moon; sends back 4308 TV pictures

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Wilkerson, American NFL tackle (Jaguars, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Loudon, Tennessee
  • Dave Alexander, American NFL center (NY Jets), born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Lori Loughlin, American actress (Full House, Summerland), born in Queens, New York

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Broadway musical actress-singer Ethel Merman (56) divorces academy award-winning actor Ernest Borgnine (47) after 32 days of marriage


1964 Highlights

About July 28, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo