Historical Events on March 6, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Boxing legend Cassius Clay joins the Nation of Islam and changes his name to "Muhammad Ali", calling his former title a "slave name"

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
Religious Leader Elijah Muhammad
Religious Leader
Elijah Muhammad
  • Constantine succeeds Paul I as king of Greece
  • Tom O'Hara runs world record mile (3:56.4)