What Happened on October 21, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Abebe Bikila runs Olympic/World record marathon (2:12:11.2)
  • Braves ask NL to allow them to leave Milwaukee for Atlanta

Film release premierFilm Premier

Film version of "My Fair Lady" directed by George Cukor and starring Rex Harrison and Audrey Hepburn premieres in New York (Academy Awards Best Picture 1965)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jon Carin, American musician (Pink Floyd, The Who)