What Happened on January 8, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Lyndon B. Johnson declares "War on Poverty"

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • Virgil Hill, Missouri, middleweight boxer (Olympic-silver-1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Arnoldus JC Krafft, theologist (Atlas of Neth Antilles), dies at 71
  • Julius Raab, Austrian Chancellor (1953-61), dies at 72