What Happened on October 12, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st time 3 people in space
  • KCSM TV channel 60 in San Mateo-SF, CA (PBS) begins
  • Launch of Voskhod 1, first 3 man crew (Komarov, Feokistov, Yegorov)
  • WSBK TV channel 38 in Boston, MA (IND/ABC/CBS/NBC) begin
  • WUCM TV channel 19 in University Center, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Darrick Heath, team handball left back (Olympics 1996), born in Hempstead, New York
  • Fanie De Villers, cricketer (great South African pace bowler 1993- )
  • Jo Ann Willette, actress (Constance-Just 10 of Us, Real Genius)

Famous Deaths

  • J Howard Frazer, USTA pres, dies in office