On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1964

Historical Events

  • WEIQ TV channel 42 in Mobile, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Corey Glover, American rock guitarist and singer (Living Colour), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Erik Kramer [William Erik Kramer], American former NFL quarterback (Chicago Bears), born in Encino, California
  • Greg Graffin, American singer (Bad Religion), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Kerry Conran, American filmmaker (Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow), born in Flint, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Hans von Euler-Chelpin, German-born Swedish biochemist who investigated the fermentation of sugar and enzymes (Nobel 1929), dies at 91
  • Hugo Koblet, Swiss cyclist (1951 Tour de France, dies at 39
1964 Highlights

About November 6, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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