On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 2nd incident that year of race riots in Singapore between Chinese and Malay, 13 people killed, 106 injured

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US attorney general Robert F. Kennedy resigns

US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
US Attorney General
Robert F. Kennedy

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Wilderness Act signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Curry, Internet entrepreneur
  • Ernest Givins, American NFL wide receiver (Houston Oilers; Pro Bowl 1990, 92), born in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Holt McCallany, American actor
  • Junaid Jamshed, Pakistani singer
  • Spike Feresten, American television writer

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Marx, Austrian composer, dies at 82
  • Stewart Holbrook, American author (b. 1893)