What Happened on September 1, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • SF Giants reliever Masanori Murakami becomes the first Japanese-born player to appear in US MLB; on debut, the Osuki native throws a scoreless inning in a 4-1 loss v New York Mets

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Bellows, Canadian ice hockey player
  • C├ęcilia Rhode, Swedish model
  • Ray D'Arcy, Irish DJ and TV presenter

Famous Deaths

  • George Georgescu, Romanian conductor and composer, dies at 76