What Happened on January 2, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


MurderAssassination Attempt

Failed assassination attempt on President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana

First President of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah
First President of Ghana
Kwame Nkrumah

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher John Gray, priest
  • Pernell Whitaker, American boxer (Olympic gold 1984, 4-weight world champion), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Rumesh Ratnayake, cricketer (Sri Lankan pacer in 23 Tests 1983-92)