What happened this day in history January 13, 1964

What are the important events that happened on January 13, 1964? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 13, 1964: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 13, 1964 is the 13th day of the year 1964 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 353 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 31, 1963 – a Monday. 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 ‘tridecagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $4,978.50. (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 13, 1964 Historical Events

  • 1964
    Anti-Muslim riots break out in Calcutta – resulting in 100 deaths.
  • 1964
    Karol Wojtyla, the future Pope John Paul II, is appointed archbishop of Krakow, Poland.

Who were born on January 13, 1964?

  • 1964
    Bill Bailey, British comedian
  • 1964
    Penelope Ann Miller, American actress
  • 1964
    Ronan Rafferty, Northern Irish golfer

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