1964 Calendar

January
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12131415161718
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February
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      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
March
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1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    

April
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   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
May
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     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
June
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 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    

July
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   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
August
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      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
September
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  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   

October
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    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
November
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1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
December
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  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

What Happened In Year 1964?

  • January 1, 1964 – The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland is divided into the independent republics of Zambia and Malawi, and the British-controlled Rhodesia.
  • February 13, 1964 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Dragon in Chinese astrology.
  • February 29, 1964 – In Sydney, Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser sets a new world record in the 100-meter freestyle swimming competition (58.9 seconds).
  • March 14, 1964 – A jury in Dallas, Texas, finds Jack Ruby guilty of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, assumed assassin of John F. Kennedy.
  • April 22, 1964 – The 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair opens for its first season.
  • April 26, 1964 – Tanganyika and Zanzibar merge to form Tanzania.
  • June 6, 1964 – Under a temporary order, the rocket launches at Cuxhaven, Germany, are terminated, though they never resume.
  • June 19, 1964 – The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is approved after surviving an 83-day filibuster in the United States Senate.
  • July 31, 1964 – Ranger program: Ranger 7 sends back the first close-up photographs of the moon, with images 1,000 times clearer than anything ever seen from earth-bound telescopes.
  • August 2, 1964 – Vietnam War: Gulf of Tonkin incident – North Vietnamese gunboats allegedly fire on the U.S. destroyers USS Maddox and USS Turner Joy.
  • August 6, 1964 – Prometheus, a bristlecone pine and the world’s oldest tree, is cut down.
  • August 7, 1964 – Vietnam War: the U.S. Congress passes the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution giving US President Lyndon B. Johnson broad war powers to deal with North Vietnamese attacks on American forces.
  • August 16, 1964 – Vietnam War: A coup d'état replaces Duong Van Minh with General Nguyen Khanh as President of South Vietnam. A new constitution is established with aid from the U.S. Embassy.
  • September 12, 1964 – Canyonlands National Park is designated as a National Park.
  • September 27, 1964 – The British TSR-2 aircraft XR219 makes its maiden flight from Boscombe Down in Wiltshire.
  • October 22, 1964 – Jean-Paul Sartre is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, but turns down the honor.
  • November 21, 1964 – Second Vatican Council: The third session of the Roman Catholic Church’s ecumenical council closes.
  • November 28, 1964 – Mariner program: NASA launches the Mariner 4 probe toward Mars.
  • December 12, 1964 – Prime Minister Jomo Kenyatta becomes the first President of the Republic of Kenya.
  • December 24, 1964 – Vietnam War: Viet Cong operatives bomb the Brinks Hotel in Saigon to demonstrate they can strike an American installation in the heavily guarded capital.

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