On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1964

Historical Events

  • Beatles 1st (and only) "World Tour" begins with two ten-song shows at 4,400 seat KB Halle in Copenhagen, Denmark; Jimmy Nicol replaces Ringo (recovering from tonsillitis) for the first five dates

Sports History

LA Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax tosses his 3rd career no-hitter; beats Phillies, 3-0 in Philadelphia

  • Maldives adopts constitution
  • Test Cricket debut of Geoff Boycott v Australia at Trent Bridge, 48

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Kavanagh, British rocker (Sigue Sigue Sputnik - "Love Missile F-111"), born in Woolwich, London, England
  • Steve Searcy, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers), born in Knoxville, Tennessee

Famous Deaths

  • Samuil Marshak, Russian-Soviet writer, translator and children's poem poet, dies at 76
1964 Highlights

About June 4, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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