On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1964

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Tabaka, American baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Barberton, Ohio

Person of interestMichelle Obama

Michelle Obama, 1st African-American US First Lady (2009-16), born in DeYoung, Illinois

US First Lady Michelle Obama
US First Lady
Michelle Obama

Famous Deaths


Person of interestT. H. White

T. H. White, English novelist (England Have My Bones) and author of the King Arthur novels, dies of heart failure at 57

Author T. H. White
Author
T. H. White

1964 Highlights

About January 17, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn