On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1964

Historical Events

  • Rex Sellers bowls 5-1-17-0 v India in only Test Cricket innings

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US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Economic Opportunity Act, an anti-poverty measure totaling nearly $1 billion

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

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Yankee Phil Linz plays harmonica on bus despite Yogi Berra's orders

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra

Famous Birthdays

  • Giuseppe Giannini, Italian soccer player (Rome A Team), born in Rome, Italy
1964 Highlights

About August 20, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo