What Happened on January 8, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Lyndon B. Johnson declares "War on Poverty"

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson


Famous Birthdays

  • Virgil Hill, American middleweight boxer (Olympic silver 1984), born in Clinton, Missouri

Famous Deaths

  • Arnoldus JC Krafft, theologist (Atlas of Netherlands Antilles), dies at 71
  • Julius Raab, Austrian Chancellor (1953-61), dies at 72