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, American NFL punter (Baltimore Ravens), born in Morristown, New Jersey (d. 2020)
  • Jackie Pereira, Australian field hockey player (Olympics 1996), born in Perth, Australia
  • May Allison, Canadian marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Yasmin Le Bon, English supermodel, born in Oxford, England
1964 Highlights

About October 29, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio