What Happened on November 1, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 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
  • 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, cricketer (bowls 2 Tests for Sri Lanka 86-87)
  • Richard Cooper, NFL tackle (New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Sophie B. Hawkins, American singer-songwriter (Damn! I Wish I Was Your Lover), born in New York, New York