On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1964

Historical Events

  • Columbia Broadcasting System buys 80% share in the New York Yankees Baseball Club for $11.2 million; later purchases club outright

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Faisal succeeds Saud as king of Saudi Arabia


Famous Birthdays

  • Britta Lejon, Swedish Social Democratic politician, born in Järfälla Municipality, Sweden
  • Kevin Gogan, American NFL guard (Pro Bowl 1994, 97-98; Super Bowl 1992-93, Dallas Cowboys), born in Pacifica, California
  • Michael D'Asaro II, American fencer-sabre, born in Brooklyn, New York
1964 Highlights

About November 2, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio