On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1964

Historical Events

  • India & Ceylon hit by cyclone, about 4,850 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Gabel, American short track skater (Olympics 1994), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Eddie Vedder, American rock singer (Pearl Jam - Ten; "Jeremy"), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Petr KlĂ­ma, NHL right wing (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Chomutov, Czech Republic

Famous Deaths

  • Arrigo Pedrollo, Italian composer, dies at 86
1964 Highlights

About December 23, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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