On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1964

Historical Events

  • 18th Tony Awards: Luther & Hello Dolly win

Sports History

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

  • 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, Canadian NHL forward, 1982-2002 (New Jersey Devils, Hartford Whalers, and 3 other teams; Team Canada), and executive (Detroit Red Wings) born in Sarnia, Ontario
1964 Highlights

About May 24, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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