On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Cambridge Circus" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 23 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas "Tom" Hunter, US 50M FREESTYLE swimmer (world record)
  • Tom Jager, American swimmer (5 Olympic gold 1984, 88, 92; 50m freestyle world record x 6), born in East St. Louis, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • F T Mann, cricketer (father of F G, 281 runs in 5 Tests 1922-23), dies
  • Richard Scheibe, German sculptor (Adler mit Hakenkreuz), dies at 85