On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1964

Historical Events

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

16th Emmy Awards: "The Dick Van Dyke Show", Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore win

Actress Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore
Actor, Comedian, Writer and Director Carl Reiner
Actor, Comedian, Writer and Director
Carl Reiner
  • Frank Gilroy's "Subject is Roses" premieres in NYC
  • Ground is broken for a new stadium in St Louis
  • US Supreme Court rules closing schools to avoid desegregation is unconstitutional

Famous Birthdays

  • David Shaw, Canadian NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada
  • Ivan Bella, Slovak cosmonaut (first Slovak citizen to fly in space), born in Brezno, Czechoslovakia

Famous Deaths

  • Vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov, composer, dies at 92
1964 Highlights

About May 25, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini