On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1964

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Caffi, Italian racecar driver

Bonnie Blair

Bonnie Blair, American speed skater (Olympic 5 gold/bronze 1988, 92, 94), born in Champaign, Illinois

  • Courtney Pine, British jazz saxophonist
  • Paul Elliott, English footballer
  • Rozalla, Zambian singer

Famous Deaths

Norbert Wiener

Norbert Wiener, American mathematician who founded cybernetics, dies of a heart attack at 69

  • Sigfrid Edström, Swedish sports official (4th President International Olympic Committee 1952-64), dies at 93
1964 Highlights

About March 18, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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