On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1964

Historical Events

  • KIXE TV channel 9 in Redding, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • San Francisco Fire Department Museum dedicated

Famous Birthdays

  • Denean Howard, 4X400m relayer (Olympic silver 1988), born in Sherman, Texas
  • Malik Saidullaev Chechen businessman
  • Terry Mathews, Alexandria LA, pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • Warren E. Miller, Maryland politician
1964 Highlights

About October 5, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra