On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1964

Historical Events

Sport awardNFL Pro Bowl

14th NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: Western Conference beats Eastern Conference, 31-17; MVPs: Johnny Unitas, Baltimore Colts, QB; Gino Marchetti, Baltimore Colts, DE

NFL Quarterback Johnny Unitas
NFL Quarterback
Johnny Unitas
  • Revolution overthrows Sultan of Zanzibar, 1 month after independence

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos, American entrepreneur and founder of Amazon, born in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Amazon Entrepreneur Jeff Bezos
Amazon Entrepreneur
Jeff Bezos
  • Laura Gildemeister, Argentina, tennis star, born in C√≥rdoba, Argentina

Famous Deaths

  • C R Browne, cricket leg-spinner (WI in 4 Tests, 6 wkts), dies
1964 Highlights

About January 12, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 57 years and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn