On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1964

Historical Events

  • Bobby Simpson completes cricket century in each innings v Pakistan
  • Star of India & other jewels are stolen in NY
  • The United Republic of Tanganyika & Zanzibar renamed The United Republic of Tanzania
  • Town of Karmi'el founded in Galilee

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Montgomery, punter (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Jackie Pereira, field hockey center/forward (Olympics 1996), born in Perth, Australia
  • May Allison, marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
1964 Highlights

About October 29, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio