On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1964

Historical Events

  • Gilroy Roberts becomes first US chief engraver to retire (than die)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ringo Starr passes his driving test

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr

Famous Birthdays

  • CeCe Winans [Priscilla Marie Winans Love], American gospel singer (won 12 Grammy Awards), born in Detroit, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Hodge, NYU professor (Answers for Americans), dies at 69
1964 Highlights

About October 8, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra