On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1964

Historical Events

  • Echo 2, US communications satellite launched
  • The Beatles get their first US #1, "I Want to Hold your Hand" (Cashbox)

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Andrade, American golfer (4 PGA Tour wins), born in Bristol, RI
  • Bob Sweeney, American NHL center (NY Islanders, Calgary Flames), born in Concord, Massachusetts

Famous Weddings

Bill Cosby

Comedian and actor Bill Cosby marries Camille Olivia Hanks

Pete Rose

MLB outfielder Pete Rose (22) weds first wife Karolyn Englehardt


1964 Highlights

About January 25, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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