On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1964

Historical Events

  • Al Parker glides 644 miles without a motor
  • US Ranger 7 takes 4,316 pictures before crashing on Moon

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Corr, Irish singer and musician (The Corrs - "What Can I Do"), born in Dundalk, Ireland

Famous Weddings

  • George Lascelles marries Patricia Tuckwell

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Reeves, American country singer ("He'll Have To Go"; "Distant Drums"), and actor (Kimberley Jim), dies in airplane crash at 39
1964 Highlights

About July 31, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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