On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1964

Historical Events

  • 1st Ford Mustang produced
  • Creighton's Paul Silas grabs Midwest record 27 rebounds against Okla
  • Supreme Court issues NY Times vs Sullivan decision, public officials must prove malice to claim libel & recover damages

Famous Birthdays

  • Herbert Fandel, German football referee, born in Kyllburg, Germany
  • Juliette Binoche, French actress (The English Patient, Unbearable Lightness), born in Paris, France
  • Phil Housley, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils, Team USA Olympics 1998), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Johanna W "Mina" Bakker, Dutch actress (Boefje), dies at 87
  • Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Prussian general and politician, dies at 93
1964 Highlights

About March 9, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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