On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1964

Historical Events

  • For 1st time since 1800, residents of Washington, D.C. permitted to vote

Election of Interest

Lyndon B. Johnson is elected President of the United States in a landslide, with Hubert Humphrey as his vice president, defeating Republican candidate Barry Goldwater

  • Philadelphia voters narrowly approve $25 million to build a new multi-purpose stadium that would become Veterans Stadium, home to MLB Phillies and NFL Eagles

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Young, New Zealand cricket batsman (35 Tests, top score 267; 74 ODIs), born in Whangarei, Northland

Famous Deaths

  • John Henry Barbee, American guitarist and singer (b. 1905)
1964 Highlights

About November 3, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 57 years and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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