On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1964

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Caffi, Italian racecar driver

Person of interestBonnie Blair

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

Speed Skater Bonnie Blair
Speed Skater
Bonnie Blair
  • Courtney Pine, British jazz saxophonist
  • Paul Elliott, English footballer
  • Rozalla, Zambian singer

Famous Deaths

  • Norbert Wiener, American mathematician (discovered cybernetics), dies at 69
  • Sigfrid Edström, Swedish sports official and 4th President of the International Olympic Committee, dies at 93
1964 Highlights

About March 18, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces