On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

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

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

Famous Birthdays

  • 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
  • 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
  • Ida Moore, actress (Mr Music, Johnny Belinda), dies at 82