On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 1964

Historical Events

  • 3rd sitting of 2nd Vatican council opens in Rome
  • St Louis is 1st NL to score runs in every game since 1923, win 15-2

US Men's Tennis Open

US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Roy Emerson beats fellow Australian Fred Stolle 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 for his 3rd Grand Slam title of the year

US Open Women's Tennis

US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Defending champion Maria Bueno of Brazil wins her 3rd US singles title; dominates American Carole Graebner 6-1, 6-0

  • WKEF TV channel 22 in Dayton, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Remie, Dutch soccer player (NAC), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • Simegnew Bekele, Ethiopian dam engineer (Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam), born in Maksegnit, Ethiopia (d. 2018)
1964 Highlights

About September 13, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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