EAST & WEST COAST HORSE RACING The Suburban Handicap at New York's Aqueduct Racetrack sees Kelso beaten by Iron Peg in a very close race. At a Hollywood Park race across the country South Africa's Colorado King scores his first U.S. victory by six lengths.
ALL-STAR GAME OF 1964 The 35th All-Star baseball game gets under way at New York's Shea Stadium. The teams continually tie until the 9th inning when Johnny Callison hits a fast ball into the right field scoring three home runs and the game 7-4 for the National League.
1964 LE MANS GRAND PRIX & CARNIVAL More than 250,000 people gather to enjoy the annual Le Mans Grand Prix endurance race, and a carnival for those duller moments of the 24-hour race. Some also nap, shave and play golf to pass the time until Italian amateurs Jean Guichet and Nino Vaccarella cross the finish line first.
MODESTO, CALIFORNIA TRACK MEET Olympic hopefuls set out to beat records at a Modesto, California track meet. Ralph Boston beats his own broad jump record and the Mile Run is won by Dyrol Burleson over Tom O'Hara by exactly 1 inch.
INDIANAPOLIS 500 - 1964 RACE & TRAGEDY Tragedy strikes the Indianapolis 500 with a fiery second-lap accident that involves seven cars, explosions and the deaths of Eddie Sachs and Dave MacDonald. Speed prevails however and A.J. Foyt wins the race.
QUALIFYING TRIALS FOR INDIANAPOLIS 500 Racing fans gather at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to watch the qualifying trials for the upcoming Indy 500 auto classic. Drivers like Jim Clark turn in times that are faster than last year's winners.
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