On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1964

Historical Events

  • Military coup of Gen Nguyen Khanh in South Vietnam
  • Ranger 6 launched; makes perfect flight to Moon, but cameras fail

Famous Deaths

  • Berthold Altaner, German church historian, dies at 80
1964 Highlights

About January 30, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius