On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1964

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Pacific Ocean

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Ripken, 2nd baseman (Bal Orioles, Texas Rangers), born in Havre de Grace, Maryland
  • Gail Harris, Dewsbury England, actress (Virtual Desire)
  • Heike Drechsler, Gera German DR, sprinter (1988 world record)
1964 Highlights

About December 16, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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