On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1964

Historical Events


CarDaytona 500

6th Daytona 500: Race winner Richard Petty leads for record 184 of the 200 laps

Auto Racer Richard Petty
Auto Racer
Richard Petty
  • Charlie Finley signs a 4 year lease to keep A's in Kansas City

Famous Birthdays

  • Dana Katherine Scully, American fictional character (The X-Files), born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • John Norum, Swedish rocker (Europe), born in Vardø, Norway
1964 Highlights

About February 23, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces