What Happened on September 3, 1964

Historical Events

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

Robert F. Kennedy Resigns

US attorney general Robert F. Kennedy resigns

Wilderness Act

Wilderness Act signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson

1964 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Curry, Internet entrepreneur
  • Ernest Givins, American NFL wide receiver (Pro Bowl 1990, 92; Houston Oilers), born in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Holt McCallany, American actor (Mindhunter), born in New York City
  • Junaid Jamshed, Pakistani singer (Vital Signs 1), born in Karachi, West Pakistan (d. 2016)
  • Spike Feresten, American television writer (Seinfeild), born in Fall River, Massachusetts
Born in 1964

Famous Deaths

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

About September 3, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: House Of The Rising Sun - The Animals
  • UK #1 Song: Have I The Right - Honeycombs