On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1964

Historical Events

Nobel Prize

Dorothy Hodgkin is the first British woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for work on penicillin and vitamin B12

Nobel Prize

Nobel Peace Prize presented to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Oslo, Norway

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Flay, American celebrity chef and restaurateur, born in NYC, New York
  • Luis Polonia, Dominican MLB outfielder (NY Yanks, Orioles), born in Santiago City, Dominica Republic
1964 Highlights

About December 10, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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