On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cleveland running back Jim Brown runs for 149 yards in Browns' 30-17 win at Pittsburgh to become the first NFL player to exceed 10,000 yards career rushing

NFL Legend Jim Brown
NFL Legend
Jim Brown
  • Houston Oilers quarterback George Blanda attempts an AFL record 68 passes (37 completions) in 24-10 loss v Buffalo Bills at War Memorial Stadium
  • Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Len Dawson passes for 435 yards and 6 TDs in 49-39 win over Denver Broncos at Municipal Stadium
  • Vietcong-assault on airport Bien Hoa at Saigon

Famous Birthdays

  • Daran Norris, American actor
  • Kosala Kuruppuarachchi, Sri Lankan cricket spin bowler (2 Tests; best 5-44 1986), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Sophie B. Hawkins, American singer-songwriter (Damn! I Wish I Was Your Lover), born in New York, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Clifford "Doc" Carlson, American Basketball Hall of Fame coach (Pittsburgh 367–248 [.597]), dies at 70