Today in History for Year 1964 (Part 6)

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Historical Events

Events 501 - 600 of 672

Oct 2nd - Phillies tie major league record with season's 3rd triple play (Reds)
Oct 3rd - Yankees clinch their 5th straight pennant, & 29th in club's history
Oct 4th - -7] Hurricane Hilda, kills 38 in La, Miss & Ga
Oct 4th - 10th LPGA Championship won by Mary Mills
Oct 4th - 3 cars of a commuter train derails in South Africa killing 81
Oct 4th - Italian Autostrada del Sol opens at Milan-Naples
Oct 4th - Patriots' Gino Cappelletti kicks 6-of-6 field goals against Broncos
Oct 4th - Phils bomb Reds 10-0 as both teams finish one game behind St Louis
Oct 5th - KIXE TV channel 9 in Redding, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting
Oct 5th - SF Fire Department Museum is dedicated
Oct 6th - "Cambridge Circus" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 23 performances
Oct 7th - NY Yankees make 14th appearance in last 16 & 29th in 61 World Series
LPGA Golfer Mary MillsLPGA Golfer Mary Mills Oct 8th - Gilroy Roberts becomes first US chief engraver to retire (than die)
Oct 8th - Ringo Starr takes & passes his driving test
Oct 10th - 18th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-2 at Toronto
Oct 10th - 18th modern Olympic games opens in Tokyo
Oct 11th - Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Hillside House Ladies' Golf Open
Oct 12th - 1st time 3 people in space
Oct 12th - KCSM TV channel 60 in San Mateo-SF, CA (PBS) begins
Oct 12th - Launch of Voskhod 1, first 3 man crew (Komarov, Feokistov, Yegorov)
Oct 12th - WSBK TV channel 38 in Boston, MA (IND/ABC/CBS/NBC) begin
Beatles Drummer Ringo StarrBeatles Drummer Ringo Starr Oct 12th - WUCM TV channel 19 in University Center, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting
Oct 13th - At Plesman airport, Curacao, 125.5 mm rainfalls (record)
Oct 13th - Voskhod 1 crew returns
Oct 14th - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. announced as winner of the Nobel Peace Prize
Oct 14th - Martin Walser's "Der Schwarze Schwan," premieres in Stuttgart
Oct 14th - Philips begins experimenting with color TV
Oct 14th - Roger Maris & Mickey Mantle hit HRs runs on back-to-back pitches
Oct 14th - Leonid Brezhnev & Alexei Kosygin replace Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev
First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita KhrushchevFirst Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev Oct 15th - Craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph
Oct 15th - St Louis Cardinals beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 61st World Series
Oct 15th - NY Yankees appears in 14 & win 9 of last 16 World Series
Oct 16th - China becomes world's 5th nuclear power
Oct 16th - Harold Wilson's Labour party wins British election
Oct 16th - Indians' directors vote to keep franchise in Cleveland, rejecting bids by Seattle, Oakland & Dallas
Oct 17th - Yanks fire Manager Yogi Berra
Oct 18th - Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational
Oct 20th - "Golden Boy" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 569 performances
MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi BerraMLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra Oct 20th - Mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Minneapolis, to become NWA champ
Oct 20th - Riot at Rolling Stones show in Paris (150 arrested)
Oct 21st - Abebe Bikila runs Olympic/World record marathon (2:12:11.2)
Oct 21st - Braves ask NL to allow them to leave Milwaukee for Atlanta
Oct 22nd - EMI rejects audition by "High Numbers"; they go on to become The Who
Oct 22nd - French philosopher/author Jean-Paul Sartre refuses Nobel prize
Oct 22nd - US performs underground nuclear test at Hattiesburg, Miss
Oct 23rd - Japanese beat Russian for 1st Olympic Gold in woman's volleyball
Writer Jean-Paul SartreWriter Jean-Paul Sartre Oct 23rd - Time Magazine uses term "op art" for 1st time
Oct 24th - "Cambridge Circus" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 perfs
Oct 24th - 18th Olympic games close at Tokyo, Japan
Oct 24th - Belgian paratroops liberate 1,000 white hostages in Stanleyville
Oct 24th - Dr Kenneth David Kaunda becomes president of Zambia
Oct 24th - Zambia (formerly Northern Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day)
Oct 24th - Khalid "Billy" Ibadulla scores 166 on Cricket debut v Australia
Oct 24th - Test Cricket debut of Asif Iqbal, Majid Khan & Khalid Ibadulla v Aust
Oct 25th - Anton Geesink is 1st non-Japanese Olympic judo gold medal winner
Oct 25th - Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Phoenix Thunderbirds Ladies' Golf Open
Oct 25th - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
Oct 25th - "The Wrong Way Run", Viking Jim Marshall runs 66 yards in wrong direction for a safety (NFL's #1 blooper)
Oct 25th - Rolling Stones appear on Ed Sullivan Show
Oct 26th - Eric Edgar Cooke becomes last person in Western Australia to be executed.
Oct 27th - "Ben Franklin in Paris" opens at Lunt Fontanne NYC for 215 perfs
Oct 27th - Congo rebel leader Christopher Gbenye holds 60 Americans/800 Belgians
Oct 29th - Bobby Simpson completes cricket century in each innings v Pakistan
Oct 29th - Karmi'el founded in Galilee
Oct 29th - Star of India & other jewels are stolen in NY
Oct 29th - Town of Karmiel founded in Galilee
Oct 29th - The United Republic of Tanganyika & Zanzibar renamed The United Republic of Tanzania
Oct 30th - Tran Van Huong appointed premier of South Vietnam
Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra StreisandSinger-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand Oct 31st - Barbra Streisand's "People" album goes #1 for 5 weeks
Nov 1st - George Blanda of Houston throws NFL-record 37 passes in 68 attempts
Nov 1st - KC Chief Len Dawson passes for 6 touchdowns vs Denver (49-39)
Nov 1st - Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Las Cruces Ladies' Golf Open
Nov 1st - Vietcong-assault on airport Bien Hoa at Saigon
Nov 2nd - CBS purchases 80% of Yanks for $11,200,000, later buys remaining 20%
Nov 2nd - Faisal succeeds Saud as king of Saudi Arabia
Nov 3rd - LBJ (D) soundly defeats Barry Goldwater (R) for pres
Nov 3rd - Phila voters approve $25 million to build a new sports stadium
36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson Nov 5th - US launches Mariner 3 toward Mars; no data returned
Nov 6th - WEIQ TV channel 42 in Mobile, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
Nov 7th - NL keeps Braves in Milwaukee in 1965, may move to Atlanta in 1966
Nov 8th - IMF grants Great Britain credit of $1 billion
Nov 8th - KUPK TV channel 13 in Garden City, KS (ABC) begins broadcasting
Nov 8th - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open
Nov 8th - Orioles Frank Robinson unanimous choice as AL MVP
Nov 9th - "Comedy in Music-Opus 2" opens at John Golden NYC for 192 perfs
Nov 9th - Eisaku Sato becomes premier of Japan
Nov 10th - "Something More!" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 15 perfs
LPGA Golfer Mickey WrightLPGA Golfer Mickey Wright Nov 10th - Braves sign a 25-year lease to play in the new Atlanta stadium
Nov 11th - Murray Schisgal's "Luv" premieres in NYC
Nov 12th - Jean becomes Grand Duke of Luxembourg
Nov 12th - Paula Murphy sets female land speed record 226.37 MPH
Nov 13th - Bob Petit (St Louis Hawks) becomes 1st NBAer to score 20,000 points
Nov 13th - Pope Paul VI gives tiara to poor
Nov 14th - "Fade Out-Fade In" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 199 perfs
Nov 14th - "Folies Bergere" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 191 perfs
Nov 14th - "Oliver!" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 774 performances
Ice Hockey Legend Gordie HoweIce Hockey Legend Gordie Howe Nov 14th - Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe sets NHL record 627th career goal
Nov 15th - Ajax soccer star Johan Cruijff debuts against GVAV
Nov 15th - KBYU TV channel 11 in Provo, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting
Nov 15th - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA San Antonio Civitan Golf Open

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 1,021

Jun 26th - Zeng Jinlian, Hunan China, became tallest woman known (2.46 m, 8'1")
Jun 27th - Chuck Person, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs)
Jun 27th - Stephan Brenninkmeijer, Dutch film producer and director
Jun 28th - Bryan Barker, NFL punter (Jacksonville Jaguars)
Jun 28th - Stephanie Maynor, Chester England, golfer (1995 PING Welch's-13th)
Jun 28th - Susan Mascarin, Detroit Mich, tennis star
Jun 29th - Pepper Johnson, NFL linebacker (NY Giants, Cleveland Browns)
Jun 29th - Stedman Pearson, Essex, rock vocalist (Five Star-Silk & Steel)
Jun 29th - Wendy Kilbourne, actress (Devon-Midnight Caller) [1964 Approx]
Jul 1st - Mike Twardoski, baseball player
Jul 1st - Poi Burton, rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)
Jul 1st - Theresa Lynn, Louisville KY, actress (Orgasm Girl-Private Parts)
Jul 2nd - Dave Parsons, rocker (Transvision Vamp, Sham 69-That's Life)
Jul 2nd - DeAnne Hemmens, SF California, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)
Jul 2nd - Joe Magrane, baseball player
Jul 2nd - Jose Canseco, Havana Cuba, outfielder (Oak A's, Red Sox, 1988 AL MVP)
Jul 2nd - Shannon Ritter, jockey
Jul 2nd - Ozzie Canseco, Cuban-born American baseball player
Jul 2nd - Charles Robinson, American wrestling referee
Jul 3rd - Gary Ryan, rocker (Blackhearts)
Jul 3rd - Joe Hamorski, Peru IN, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Greater Greenville-9th)
Jul 3rd - Louis Clark, NFL receiver (Seattle)/WLAF coach (Amsterdam Admirals)
Jul 3rd - Pia Reyes, Manila Philipines, playmate (Nov, 1988)
Jul 3rd - Warren Newson, Newnan GA, outfielder (Texas Rangers)
Jul 3rd - Joanne Harris, British author
Jul 3rd - Yeardley Smith, French-born American actress
Jul 4th - Kevin Sutherland, Sacramento CA, Nike golfer (1992 Hawkeye Open-2nd)
Jul 4th - Mark Allen Slaughter, Las Vegas, guitarist (Slaughter-Stick it Live)
Jul 4th - Cle Kooiman, American soccer player
Jul 4th - Mark Whiting, American filmmaker and actor
Jul 5th - Mark H Lascells, grandson of English princess Mary
Jul 5th - Salim Raza, UAE cricket all-rounder (1996 World Cup)
Jul 6th - Lillie Leatherwood, Northport Ala, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-gold-1984)
Jul 8th - Alexei Gusarov, Moscow Russia, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche)
Jul 8th - Maryalice Demler, N Tonawanda NY, Miss NY-America (1991)
Singer-Songwriter Courtney LoveSinger-Songwriter Courtney Love (Jul 9th) Jul 9th - Courtney Love, Santa Fey California, vocalist (Hole)/actress (People vs Larry Flynt)
Jul 9th - Ronnie Grandison, NBA forward (NY Knicks)
Jul 9th - Scott Rachal Verplank, Dallas TX, PGA golfer (1985 Western Open)
Jul 10th - Felipe Martinez, jockey
Jul 10th - Urban Meyer, American football coach
Jul 10th - Wilfried Peeters, Belgian cyclist
Jul 11th - Earl Jones, Inkster Mich, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1984)
Jul 11th - Craig Charles, English actor
Jul 11th - Kyrill, Prince of Preslav, titular Bulgarian royal family
Jul 12th - Judi Evans Luciano, Montebello, actress (Paulina Cory-Another World)
Jul 12th - Gaby Roslin, English television presenter
Jul 13th - Utpal Chatterjee, cricketer (Bengal slow left-arm bowler)
Jul 14th - Barbara Chiu, Canton China, Canada table tennis player (Oly-33-92, 96)
Jul 14th - Brett J Ogle, Paddington Austral, PGA golfer (1993 AT&T Pebble Beach)
Jul 14th - Jack Kay Jr, Montreal Que, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 Singapore Open)
Jul 15th - Shari Headley, Queens, New York, American actress (All My Children, Coming to America)
Jul 15th - Leonard Stabb, actor (Hunter Guthrie-One Life to Live, Guiding Light)
Jul 16th - Miguel Indurain, Spanish bicyclist (Tour de France winner 1991-95)
Jul 17th - Heather Langenkamp, actress (Marie-Just the 10 of Us)
Jul 18th - Susan Marie Snyder, actress (Julie-As the World Turns)
Jul 18th - Wendy Williams, radio host
Jul 19th - Alexandra Curtis, model/daughter of Christine Kaufmann
Jul 19th - Gina Procaccio, Drexel Hills Pennsylvania, 5k runner
Jul 19th - Teresa Edwards, Cairo GA, basketball forward (Oly-gold-1984, 88,92,96)
Jul 19th - André A. Jackson, founder African Diamond Producers Association
Jul 20th - Murray Craven, Medicine Hat, NHL left wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
Jul 20th - Chris Cornell, American musician (Soundgarden, Audioslave)
Jul 20th - Terri Irwin, American naturalist; widow of Steve Irwin
Jul 20th - Kool G Rap, American musician
Jul 20th - Dean Winters, American actor
Jul 21st - Susan Swift, Houston Texas, actress (Chisholms)
Jul 22nd - Bonnie Langford, English actress (Wombling Free)
Jul 22nd - David Spade, comedian (SNL, Tommy Boy, Black Sheep)
Jul 22nd - Rafael Addison, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets)
Jul 22nd - John Leguizamo, Bogotá, Colombia, Colombian American actor (Mambo Mouth, Whispers in the Dark)
Jul 22nd - Adam Godley, British actor
Jul 22nd - Don Van Natta, Jr., American journalist
Jul 23rd - Greg Best, Lynchburg VA, Equestrian athlete (Olympic-silver-88, 92)
Jul 23rd - Ed Forchion, American marijuana activist
MLB Legend Barry BondsMLB Legend Barry Bonds (Jul 24th) Jul 24th - Barry Bonds, Riverside California, left fielder (Pirates, SF Giants, 7X MVP)
Jul 24th - Erminia Russo, Kelowna BC, volleyball player (Olympics-96)
Jul 24th - Teri Schroeder, Newport Beach Ca, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13-1993)
Jul 24th - Banana Yoshimoto, Japanese author
Jul 25th - Jose Bautista, Bani Dom Rep, pitcher (SF Giants)
Jul 25th - Tony Granato, Downers Grove, NHL left wing (LA Kings)
Jul 26th - Sandra Bullock, Wash DC, actress (Speed, Net, Love & War)
Jul 26th - Anne Provoost, Belgian author (In the Shadow of the Ark)
Actress Sandra BullockActress Sandra Bullock (Jul 26th) Jul 26th - Ralf Metzenmacher, German painter and designer
Jul 26th - Danny Woodburn, American actor
Jul 27th - Rex Brown, American musician (Pantera)
Jul 28th - Bruce Wilkerson, NFL tackle (Jaguars, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
Jul 28th - Dave Alexander, NFL center (NY Jets)
Jul 28th - Lori Loughlin, Queens, New York, American actress (Full House, Summerland)
Jul 29th - Lisa Peluso, Phila, actress (Search for Tomorrow, Ava-Loving)
Jul 30th - Vivica A. Fox, American actress
Jul 30th - Jürgen Klinsmann, German footballer and manager
Jul 30th - Alek Keshishian, Lebanese-born American film director
Jul 31st - Jim Corr, Irish singer and musician (The Corrs)
Aug 1st - Andrew Wilson, Sydney NSW Australia, canoeist (Olympics-16-92, 96)
Aug 1st - Nick Christian Sayer, rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)
Aug 1st - Rob Camilletti, Cher's boyfriend
Aug 1st - Adam Duritz, American musician (Counting Crows)
Aug 2nd - John Cullen, Puslinch, NHL center (Tampa Bay Lightning)
Aug 2nd - Mary-Louise Parker, Ft Jackson SC, actress (Fried Green Tomatoes)
Aug 3rd - Joan E Higginbotham, Chicago Il, astronaut

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