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

LPGA 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


Famous Birthdays

  • David Brain, Zimbabwean cricketer and fast medium bowler (9 Tests; 23 ODIs), born in Salisbury, Zimbabwe
  • Francis Magalona, Filipino Pinoy hip-hop rapper, songwriter, and television personality (Eat Bulaga!, 1995-2009), born in Manila, Philippines (d. 2009)
  • Mark McLemore, American MLB baseball player, 1986-2004 (California Angels, Texas Rangers, and 5 other teams), 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? 57 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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