On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1964

Historical Events

  • Braves (25) & Phillies (18) set record by using 43 players in 9 inn

Television Debut

TV sitcom "Gilligan's Island", starring Bob Denver as Gilligan, debuts on CBS

Famous Birthdays

  • Artūras Anusauskas Lithuanian classically trained jazz pianist, composer, and professor, born in Šiauliai. Lithuania SSR
  • Bobby Joe Edmonds, American NFL running back (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Nashville, Tennessee,
  • Dave Martinez, American baseball outfielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Manhattan, New York
  • Derek Ho, American surfer (World C'ship 1993; Hawaiian Triple Crown 1984, 86, 88, 90), born in Kailua, Hawaii (d. 2020)
  • Nicki French, English singer, born in Carlisle, United Kingdom
  • Ty Miller, American actor (The Kid-Young Riders), born in Granada Hills California

Famous Deaths

  • Calvin Thomas, actor (Judge Hunter-One Man's Family), dies at 79
1964 Highlights

About September 26, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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