Historical Events on October 13, 1964

About Oct 13, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 1 month and 6 days

Historical Events

  • At Plesman airport, Curacao, 125.5 mm rainfalls (record)
  • Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser wins her third consecutive Olympic 100m freestyle gold medal at the Tokyo Games; Olympic record 59.05s
  • US sweeps medals in the men's 200m backstroke at the Tokyo Olympics; Jed Graef swims world record 2:10.3 to win gold ahead of team mates Gary Dilley and Bob Bennett
  • Voskhod 1 crew returns