What Happened on June 21, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Beckwith arrested for murder of Medger Evers, found guilty 30 yr later

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Lady Carling Eastern Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Phillies Jim Bunning pitches perfect game (Mets) on Fathers day, in 2nd game of DH, Mets get 3 hits, 3 being fewest hits in NL DH
  • Three civil rights workers, Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James Chaney, disappear after being released from a Mississippi jail, later found murdered by members of the Ku Klux Klan
  • UEFA European Championship Final: Marcelino scores the winner as Spain beats Soviet Union 2-1 in Madrid

Famous Birthdays

  • David Morrissey, British actor (State of Play, The Walking Dead), born in Liverpool, England
  • Doug Savant, actor (Matt Fielding-Melrose Place), born in Burbank, California
  • Kari Kennell, American actress (Eric's Revenge) and playmate (Feb, 1988), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Sammi Davis-Voss, Kidderminster England, actress (Hope & Glory)

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Goodman, US civil rights activist, murdered at 20
  • James Chaney, US civil rights activist, murdered at 21
  • Michael Schwerner, American civil rights activist, murdered at 21