On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1964

Historical Events

  • 24th Amendment to US Constitution goes into effect & states voting rights could not be denied due to failure to pay taxes
  • CBS purchases 1964 & 1965 NFL TV rights for $28.2 million
  • Eric de Noorman, a Dutch comic strip by Hans G. Kresse, ends

Famous Birthdays

  • Rob Dibble, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Famous Deaths

  • Stuart Davis, American modernist painter, dies at 71
1964 Highlights

About January 24, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius