On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday

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

Sport awardUS Men's Tennis Open

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

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson

Sport awardTennis Open

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

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno
  • 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)