On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1964

Historical Events

  • Shooting begins on "The Cage" the pilot for Star Trek

Famous Birthdays

  • Elbert Shelley, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons), born in Trumann, Arkansas
  • Gary Muller, South African tennis star, born in Durban, South Africa
  • Marcel van der Net, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • Mark Valley, American actor (Days of Our Lives), born in Ogdensburg, New York
1964 Highlights

About December 24, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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