On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1964

Historical Events

  • 53rd Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Cleveland (3-2)
  • Suriname governor A Currie resigns

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJaneane Garofalo

Janeane Garofalo, American comedienne (SNL, Truth about Cats & Dogs), born in Newton, New Jersey

Stand-Up Comedian Janeane Garofalo
Stand-Up Comedian
Janeane Garofalo
  • Paul Jewell, English football manager
  • Susan Walters, Georgia, actress (Lorna-Loving, Mary Beth-Dear John)

Famous Deaths

  • George Dyson, English musician and composer, dies at 81
  • Harpo Marx [Adolph], American actor and comedian (Marx brothers), dies at 75
  • Mikhail Svetlov, Russian poet and writer, dies at 61
  • Nacio Herb Brown, American composer (Singin' In The Rain), dies at 68
1964 Highlights

About September 28, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra