On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1964

Historical Events

  • 18th Tony Awards: Luther & Hello Dolly win

Music ConcertThe Beatles on Ed Sullivan

Beatles' 3rd appearance on Ed Sullivan Show

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The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964
The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964
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Event of interestEvent of Interest

Longest HR (471') in Balt Memorial Stadium (Harmon Killebrew, Minnesota)

Baseball Player Harmon Killebrew
Baseball Player
Harmon Killebrew
  • Panic in Lima Peru soccer stadium, kills 300

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Moorhouse, British 100m breaststroker (Olympic gold 1988), born in Bradford, England
  • Elizabeth McColgan, British running star (world record 5 km indoor), born in Dundee, Scotland
  • Pat Verbeek, NHL forward (Team Canada, NY Rangers), born in Sarnia, Ontario
1964 Highlights

About May 24, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini