What day of the week was May 2, 1964?

The day of the week May 2nd, 1964 fell on was a Saturday.

Vietnam War: An explosion sinks the while it is docked at Saigon. Viet Cong forces are suspected of placing a bomb on the ship. She is raised and returned to service less than seven months later. First ascent of Shishapangma the fourteenth highest mountain in the world and the lowest of the Eight-thousanders.