On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1964

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dmitri Shostakovich's 9th/10th String Quartet premieres in Moscow

Famous Birthdays

  • John Maclean, Canadian NHL right wing (NJ Devils), born in Oshawa, Ontario
  • Ned Vaughn, American actor (The Rescuer), born in Huntsville, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • John Tasker Howard, American composer and music historian, dies at 73
1964 Highlights

About November 20, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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