On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st BASIC program runs on a computer (Dartmouth)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ruth Picardie, journalist
  • Sarah Armstrong-Jones, daughter of princess Margaret & Lord Snowdon
  • Yvonne van Gennip, Dutch speed skater (3 gold medals 1988 Olympics), born in Haarlem, Netherlands