On This Day

What Happened on November 28, 1964

Historical Events

  • 1965 NFL Draft: Tucker Frederickson from Auburn University first pick by New York Giants
  • CFL Grey Cup, CNE Stadium, Toronto: BC Lions defeat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 34-24; BC's Bill Munsey scores 2 touchdowns in the 3rd quarter, one on offence and another on defence
  • France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
  • Mariner 4 launched; 1st probe to fly by Mars

Famous Birthdays

  • Cornelia Guest, debutante (Debutante's Guide to Life)
  • Jesse Cook, French-Canadian jazz-flamenco guitarist (Free Fall), born in Paris, France
  • John Burkett, New Brighton PA, pitcher (Florida Marlins)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Meredith, American actor (Court of Last Resort), dies at 70
  • Jan Fabricius, Dutch/English playwright (Dolle Hans), dies at 93
1964 Highlights

About November 28, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius