On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1964

Historical Events

  • ESRO established, European Space Research Organization

Famous Birthdays

  • Natacha Atlas, Belgian singer
  • Ruth Davidon, rower (Olympic 6th 1996), born in Baltimore, Maryland

Famous Deaths

Brendan Behan

Brendan Behan, Irish author and poet (Borstal Boy, The Hostage), dies at 41

  • Jean Rogister, Belgian virtuoso violist and composer, dies at 84
1964 Highlights

About March 20, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces