On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1964

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 (Olympic gold 1,500m, 3,000m, 5,000m 1988), born in Haarlem, Netherlands
1964 Highlights

About May 1, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus