On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1964

Historical Events

  • Jean becomes Grand Duke of Luxembourg
  • Paula Murphy sets female land speed record 226.37 MPH

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Ellefson, American heavy metal bassist (Megadeth), born in Jackson, Minnesota
  • Erik Howard, American NFL defensive tackle/end (NY Jets), born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
  • Gerald Perry, American NFL tackle (Oakland Raiders), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Jakob Hlasek, Swiss tennis player (French Open doubles 1992, Hopman Cup 1992), born in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Michael Kremer, American economist (2019 Nobel Prize for Economics), born in New York City
  • Vic Chesnutt, American singer-songwriter, born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2009)

Famous Weddings

Ellen Burstyn

Academy Award-winning actress Ellen Burstyn weds actor Neil Nephew

1964 Highlights

About November 12, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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