On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1964

Historical Events

  • Eric Edgar Cooke becomes last person in Western Australia to be executed.

Famous Birthdays

  • Lawson Duncan, American tennis star, born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Vencie Glenn, American NFL safety (NY Giants), born in Grambling, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Agnes Miegel, writer, dies
1964 Highlights

About October 26, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio