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, Jackson, Minnesota, American heavy metal bassist (Megadeth)
  • Erik Howard, NFL defensive tackle/end (NY Jets)
  • Gerald Perry, NFL tackle (Oakland Raiders)
  • 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

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Academy Award-winning actress Ellen Burstyn weds actor Neil Nephew

Actress Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn

1964 Highlights

About November 12, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio