On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1964

Historical Events

  • 101st member elected to Baseball Hall of Fame, Chicago WS shortstop Luke Appling
  • US House of Representatives accept Law on the civil rights
  • US Supreme Court rules - 1 man 1 vote (Westberry v Sanders)
  • WMEM TV channel 10 in Presque Isle, ME (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Buster Olney, American sports columnist
  • Mike Campbell, American pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Seattle, Washington
1964 Highlights

About February 17, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius