On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1964

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ringo Starr collapses from tonsillitis and pharyngitis

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr
  • Rolling Stones begin 1st US tour (with Bobby Goldsboro & Bobby Vee)

Famous Birthdays

  • Doro Pesch, German singer
  • James Purefoy, British actor
  • Kerry King, American musician (Slayer)
  • Nelson Liriano, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Famous Deaths

  • Frans Eemil Sillanp√§√§, Finnish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888)
1964 Highlights

About June 3, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini