On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1964

Historical Events

  • Australian swimmer Kevin Berry sets world record 2:06.6 to beat American Carl Robie by 0.9s and win the men's 200m backstroke gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics

Famous Birthdays

  • Etsuko Inoue, Japan, tennis star
  • George Ferris, Antigua cricketer (Leewards fast bowler), born in Antigua
1964 Highlights

About October 18, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 56 years and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra