What happened this day in history January 1, 1964

What are the important events that happened on January 1, 1964? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 1, 1964: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 1, 1964 is the 1st day of the year 1964 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 365 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 19, 1963 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘henagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $10,216.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rabbit is the mythical animal and Water is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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January 1, 1964 Historical Events

  • 1964
    The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland is divided into the independent republics of Zambia and Malawi, and the British-controlled Rhodesia.

Who were born on January 1, 1964?

  • 1964
    Dedee Pfeiffer, American actress
  • 1964
    Juliana Donald, American actress

Who died on January 1, 1964?

  • 1964
    Bechara El Khoury, President of Lebanon (b. 1890)

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