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The following events occurred in September 1964:
- 1 September 1, 1964 (Tuesday)
- 2 September 2, 1964 (Wednesday)
- 3 September 3, 1964 (Thursday)
- 4 September 4, 1964 (Friday)
- 5 September 5, 1964 (Saturday)
- 6 September 6, 1964 (Sunday)
- 7 September 7, 1964 (Monday)
- 8 September 8, 1964 (Tuesday)
- 9 September 9, 1964 (Wednesday)
- 10 September 10, 1964 (Thursday)
- 11 September 11, 1964 (Friday)
- 12 September 12, 1964 (Saturday)
- 13 September 13, 1964 (Sunday)
- 14 September 14, 1964 (Monday)
- 15 September 15, 1964 (Tuesday)
- 16 September 16, 1964 (Wednesday)
- 17 September 17, 1964 (Thursday)
- 18 September 18, 1964 (Friday)
- 19 September 19, 1964 (Saturday)
- 20 September 20, 1964 (Sunday)
- 21 September 21, 1964 (Monday)
- 22 September 22, 1964 (Tuesday)
- 23 September 23, 1964 (Wednesday)
- 24 September 24, 1964 (Thursday)
- 25 September 25, 1964 (Friday)
- 26 September 26, 1964 (Saturday)
- 27 September 27, 1964 (Sunday)
- 28 September 28, 1964 (Monday)
- 29 September 29, 1964 (Tuesday)
- 30 September 30, 1964 (Wednesday)
- 31 References
September 1, 1964 (Tuesday)
- The Titan IIIA expendable launch system, on its first test launch, fails to achieve orbit.
- Spokoynoy nochi, malyshi! premieres on Soviet Central Television. The series still broadcasts on Russian TV today.
- Died: George Georgescu, 76, Romanian conductor;
September 2, 1964 (Wednesday)
- Having caused considerable damage and deaths in the United States, Cuba, Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Guadeloupe during late August, Hurricane Cleo, now over the Atlantic, intensifies to hurricane force again, before dissipating three days later.
- Indian Hungry generation poets are arrested on charges of conspiracy against the State and obscenity in literature.
- Born: Keanu Reeves, Canadian actor, in Beirut, Lebanon
September 3, 1964 (Thursday)
September 4, 1964 (Friday)
- Eduardo Frei Montalva, with help from the CIA, defeats Salvador Allende in the 1964 Chilean presidential election.
- The Forth Road Bridge opens over the Firth of Forth in Scotland.
September 5, 1964 (Saturday)
- In the final of the 1964 Gillette Cup cricket competition, Sussex defeat Warwickshire by 8 wickets at Lord's.
- Australia defeat defending champions United States in the final of the 1964 Federation Cup tennis competition, held in Philadelphia, US.
- The Liberian cargo ship Dorar founders at Hong Kong during Typhoon Ruby with the loss of eleven crew.
September 6, 1964 (Sunday)
- The Canadian bulk carrier Leecliffe Hall collides with the Greek ship Apollonia and sinks with the loss of three crew. Amongst her eight passengers (all of whom are rescued) is Maurice Bourget PC, Speaker of the Canadian Senate.
- British academic Denis Higgs flees Zambia, after having been kidnapped by unknown individuals and threatened because of his anti-apartheid activities.
September 7, 1964 (Monday)
- Born: Helir-Valdor Seeder, Estonian politician and government minister, in Viljandi
- Died: Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu, 75, French priest, diplomat, naval officer and admiral
September 8, 1964 (Tuesday)
- The High National Council of South Vietnam is convened by the Military Revolutionary Council (MRC) led by the three generals Dương Văn Minh, Nguyễn Khánh and Trần Thiện Khiêm, under US pressure, after the First Republic led by Ngô Đình Diệm was overthrown by the military junta.
September 9, 1964 (Wednesday)
- The East German government decides to allow Eastern pensioners to visit family in West Germany or West Berlin.
- A ceremonial opening journey for the new R32 "Brightliners" cars operates from the New York Central Railroad's Mott Haven Yards in the Bronx to Grand Central Terminal in Midtown Manhattan.
September 10, 1964 (Thursday)
- The African Development Bank (AfDB) is founded.
- Hurricane Dora makes landfall near St. Augustine, Florida, becoming the first tropical cyclone on record to make landfall in the region.
September 11, 1964 (Friday)
- The Beatles arrive belatedly in Florida, their flight having been diverted because of Hurricane Dora. On the same day, George Harrison buys Mornyork Ltd (later Harrisongs).
- Died: Gajanan Madhav Muktibodh, 46, Hindi poet, essayist, literary and political critic, and fiction writer)
September 12, 1964 (Saturday)
- Shea Stadium hosts its first American football game, in which the New York Jets defeat Denver.
- Conclusion of the first-ever series of the BBC's long-running sci-fi drama Doctor Who.
- Canyonlands National Park is established.Official website of Canyonlands by the National Park Service
- Ralph Boston breaks his own record in the men's long jump, with a distance of 8.34 m (27 ft 4 3⁄8 in).
September 13, 1964 (Sunday)
- September 1964 South Vietnamese coup attempt: The ruling junta of General Nguyễn Khánh is threatened by a coup attempt headed by Generals Lâm Văn Phát and Dương Văn Đức.
September 14, 1964 (Monday)
- The third period of the Second Vatican Council opens.
- The London Daily Herald ceases publication, to be replaced by The Sun.
- Leaders of the South Vietnamese coup attempt decide to give up after hearing that the US will support the sitting government.
- Rod Laver defeats Ken Rosewall to win the London Indoor Professional Tennis Championships at Wembley Arena, the first of his four successive wins in the tournament.
September 15, 1964 (Tuesday)
- British Prime Minister Sir Alec Douglas-Home calls a general election for 15 October.
- The American Youth Soccer Organization is founded.
- The first issue of The Sun newspaper, which supported the Labour Party, was published to supersede The Daily Herald. By 1969 the original Sun had fewer readers than the Herald at the end of its existence. The newspaper was sold to Rupert Murdoch's News Limited (the holding group for all of his interests at the time), and its format and (eventually) its politics, were significantly altered.
September 16, 1964 (Wednesday)
- Leaders of the September 1964 South Vietnamese coup attempt are arrested on the orders of General Nguyễn Khánh.
- Shindig! is broadcast for the first time on the US TV channel ABC, featuring top musical acts of the Sixties.
September 17, 1964 (Thursday)
- The latest James Bond film, Goldfinger, opens in UK cinemas.
- Popular TV sitcom Bewitched, starring Elizabeth Montgomery, is broadcast for the first time on ABC.
- The US cargo ship Penn Carrier runs aground in the Suez Canal.
September 18, 1964 (Friday)
- In Athens, King Constantine II of Greece marries Princess Anne-Marie of Denmark, who becomes Europe's youngest Queen at the age of eighteen years, nineteen days.
- The British cargo ship Trentbank collides with the Portuguese ship Fogo and is flooded.
- Died: Seán O'Casey, Irish dramatist, 84
September 19, 1964 (Saturday)
- At the Last Night of the Proms, Sir Malcolm Sargent conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in works by Hector Berlioz, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Alan Rawsthorne, Felix Mendelssohn and Richard Strauss.
September 20, 1964 (Sunday)
- The socialist National Liberation Front, led by newly elected Ahmed Ben Bella wins the 1964 Algerian parliamentary election.
- The British cargo ship Eastern Take collides with a Japanese tanker off Nagoya, Japan. The tanker sinks with the loss of seven crew.
- The Danish dredger Kaptjan Nielsen capsizes and sinks at Brisbane, Australia. Seven crew are killed and two reported missing.
September 21, 1964 (Monday)
- The island nation of Malta obtains independence from the United Kingdom.
- The North American XB-70 Valkyrie makes its first flight at Palmdale, California.
- Died: Otto Grotewohl, 70, East German politician and effective Prime Minister since 1949; Willi Stoph replaces Grotewohl as Chairman of the Council of Ministers.
September 22, 1964 (Tuesday)
- Fiddler on the Roof opens at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway.
- The Coyote Canyon Fire breaks out near Santa Barbara, California, initially caused by a car's faulty exhaust. It rages for several days, burning 67,000 acres (270 km2) of backcountry, along with 106 homes.
September 23, 1964 (Wednesday)
- At the autumnal equinox, the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids (OBOD) is founded in the UK.
- Inter Milan defeat Club Atlético Independiente in the second leg of the 1964 Intercontinental Cup soccer competition, to win 2-1 on aggregate.
September 24, 1964 (Thursday)
- The Warren Commission publishes a summary of its investigation into the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
September 25, 1964 (Friday)
- The Mozambican War of Independence is launched by FRELIMO.
- The British cargo ship Oriental is driven aground at Satsuma, Kagoshima, Japan, during Typhoon Wilda. All crew are rescued.
September 26, 1964 (Saturday)
September 27, 1964 (Sunday)
- In the 1964 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final, Galway defeat Kerry. It is the first of three All-Ireland football titles won by Galway in the 1960s, making them joint "team of the decade" with Down who also won three.
September 28, 1964 (Monday)
- The TSR-2 strike and reconnaissance aircraft developed by the British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) for the Royal Air Force (RAF) makes its maiden flight.
- Died: Harpo Marx, US comedian, 75
September 29, 1964 (Tuesday)
September 30, 1964 (Wednesday)
- King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit of Thailand, on a state visit to Austria, visit the Spanish Riding School in Vienna.
- Born: Monica Bellucci, Italian actress and model, in Città di Castello, Umbria
- Wade, Mark. "Titan". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Retrieved 2009-01-25.
- Alain Chotil-Fani: Danube to Bucharest
- United States Department of Commerce. HURRICANE CLEO: August 20 – September 4, 1964. Page 5. Retrieved on 2007-12-24.
- "Sussex v Warwickshire in 1964". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2008-10-30.
- "Typhoon Havoc in Hong Kong" The Times (London). Monday, 7 September 1964. (56110), col C, p. 10.
- "Three Drown in bid to Save Sinking Ship" The Times (London). Monday, 7 September 1964. (56110), col G, p. 10.
- "Kidnapped Teacher Goes Back to Rhodesia". The Sydney Morning Herald. 3 September 1964. Retrieved 7 December 2012.
- Vietnam, 1964, Document 387 Foreign Relations of the United States, 1964–1968, Volume I
- George Cry (1961). "Hurricane Dora Preliminary Report" (PDF). National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved September 27, 2011.
- Beatles Bible. Accessed 9 June 2013
- Biography and Works of Muktibodh
- "Doctor Who Classic Episode Guide – Season 1". BBC. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
- "IAAF World Championships: IAAF Statistics Handbook. Daegu 2011.". Monte Carlo: IAAF Media & Public Relations Department. 2011. pp. Pages 595, 605. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 23, 2012. Retrieved October 18, 2011.
- "Coup collapses in Saigon; Khanh forces in power; U.S. pledges full support". The New York Times. 1964-09-14. p. 1.
- Fortanasce, Vincent (2001). The Official American Youth Soccer Organization Handbook. New York, US: Fireside. p. 225. ISBN 1-45-160351-7.
- "Khanh arrests 5 in coup attempt". The New York Times. 1964-09-17. p. 10.
- "Wheat Ship Blocks Suez Canal" The Times (London). Friday, 18 September 1964. (56120), col A, p. 12.
- "Officers Stay in Stricken Ship" The Times (London). Monday, 21 September 1964. (56122), col D, p. 10.
- BBC Archive, "Prom 49 – Last Night of the Proms 1964". Accessed 9 June 2013
- "British Freighter in Collision" The Times (London). Monday, 21 September 1964. (56122), col C, p. 10.
- "Untitled" The Times (London). Monday, 21 September 1964. (56122), col B-C, p. 10.
- Santa Barbara Independent. Accessed 13 June 2013
- "Typhoon Kills 30 in Japan" The Times (London). Saturday, 26 September 1964. (56127), col C, p. 8.
- "Kerry on honour roll". Irish Independent. 14 September 2009. Retrieved 14 September 2009.
- "From the archive: 28 September 1964, TSR-2 up in the air at last No hitches on maiden flight" The Guardian. Accessed 9 June 2013
- Markman, Steve and William G. Holder. Straight Up: A History of Vertical Flight. Atglen, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publications, 2000. ISBN 0-7643-1204-9
- Royal Thai Embassy, Vienna. Accessed 13 June 2013