On This Day

August 16, 1964 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Mildred Sampson of New Zealand runs female world marathon record 3:19:33 in Auckland, New Zealand
  • St Louis Card Curt Flood gets 8 straight hits in a doubleheader

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jimmy Arias, tennis player (US Davis Cup team), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Nigel Redman, English rugby union lock (20 caps; Bath), born in Cardiff, Wales
1964 in Sport