On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1964

Historical Events

  • 24th Amendment to the United States Constitution ratified, barring poll tax in federal elections

Theater Premiere

Arthur Miller's play "After the Fall" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Winters, American NFL center (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Hoboken, New Jersey

Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Hargitay, American actress (Law and Order: Special Victims Unit), born in Santa Monica, California

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Horst, American dance choreographer and composer, dies at 80
1964 Highlights

About January 23, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius