On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1964

Historical Events

  • -7] Hurricane Hilda, kills 38 in La, Miss & Ga
  • 3 cars of a commuter train derails in South Africa killing 81
  • Boston Patriots' kicker Gino Cappelletti lands 6-from-6 field goals and 3-from-3 conversions in 39-10 win v Denver Broncos at Bears Stadium, Denver
  • Italian Autostrada del Sol opens at Milan-Naples

Sport awardLPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Stardust CC; Mary Mills shoots final round 69 to win first of her 2 LPGA C'ships, 2 strokes ahead of defending champion Mickey Wright

LPGA Golfer Mary Mills
LPGA Golfer
Mary Mills
LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright

Famous Birthdays

  • David Brain, Zimbabwean cricketer and fast medium bowler (9 Tests; 23 ODIs), born in Salisbury, Zimbabwe
  • Mark McLemore, American baseball pitcher and broadcaster (Texas Rangers), born in San Diego, California
  • Matthew Cetlinski, American swimmer (Olympic gold 4x200m freestyle relay 1988), born in Fort Worth, Florida
1964 Highlights

About October 4, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra