On This Day

April 12, 1964 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Sport awardUS Masters Golf

28th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Arnold Palmer wins by 6 shots from Dave Marr and Jack Nicklaus to become the first 4-time winner of the Masters; his 7th and final major victory

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mike Macfarlane, American baseball catcher (KC Royals), born in Stockton, California