What Happened on June 26, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 14th Berlin International Film Festival: "Dry Summer" wins the Golden Bear
  • Blacks & Whites riot over racial segregation in St Augustine
  • Moise Tsjombe forms government in Congo

Famous Birthdays

  • Alison Wyeth, Isle 1.5k/5k runner, born in West Middlesex, England
  • Pamela Wright, Scotland, LPGA golfer (1995 Jamie Farr Toledo-3rd)
  • Zeng Jinlian, Hunan China, became tallest woman known (2.46 m, 8'1")

Famous Deaths

  • Leo Dandurand, American-born Canadian sports executive (b. 1889)