On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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 heavy metal singer (Pearl Jam-Justine), 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