On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Buster Mathis defeats Joe Fraizer to qualify for US Olympic team

Famous Birthdays

  • Earl Charles Spencer, Sandringham England, brother of Princess Diana
  • Jeff Schwarz, American baseball pitcher (California Angels, Chicago White Sox)
  • Joseph Sinnott Edwards, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Paul W Richards, astronaut, born in Scranton, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Rudy Lewis, American rocker (Drifters), dies at 27