On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1964

Historical Events

  • Houston Colt 45s Ken Johnson becomes 1st major league pitcher to lose a 9 inning no-hitter, Reds win 1-0

Theater Premiere

James Baldwin's play "Blues for Mr Charlie" premieres in NYC

  • New York State Theater opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Frischman, American actor (Arvid Engen-Head of the Class), born in Whippany, New Jersey
  • Gen [Simon Matthews], British pop drummer (Jesus Jones - "Right Here, Right Now"), born in Wiltshire, England
1964 Highlights

About April 23, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus