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

Music releaseTheater Premiere

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

Novelist and Playwright James Baldwin
Novelist and Playwright
James Baldwin
  • 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], English pop drummer (Jesus Jones-Zeroes & Ones), born in Wiltshire, England
1964 Highlights

About April 23, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus