On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Lal Bahadur Shastri becomes Prime Minister of India after being selected by the ruling Congress Party after Jawaharlal Nehru passed away

Famous Birthdays

  • Gloria Reuben, Canadian actress (Jeanie Boulet-ER), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Hiroko Yakushimaru, Japanese actress and singer
  • Wayman Tisdale, NBA center/forward (Phoenix Suns)

Famous Deaths

  • [William Maxwell] Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook, Canadian British newspaper owner (Leatherhead), dies at 85