On This Day

August 1, 1964 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Dan 'Big Daddy' Garlits becomes first drag racer to run the 1/4 mile at over 200mph (201.34mph at Island Dragway, New Jersey)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Andrew Wilson, Australian canoeist (Olympics-16-92, 96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Traci Phillips, American sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Honolulu, Hawaii