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

Music releaseTheater Premiere

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

Playwright Arthur Miller
Arthur Miller

Famous Birthdays

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

Person of interestMariska 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? 56 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius