What Happened on February 1, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

53rd Men's Australian Championships: Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle (7-9, 2-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-1)

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson

Sport awardTennis Open

53rd Women's Australian Championships: Margaret Court beats Maria Bueno (5-7, 6-4, 5-2 ret.)

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno
  • Dutch Queen Juliana opens Brienenoord Bridge in Rotterdam

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Martin Luther King Jr. & 700 demonstrators arrested in Selma Ala

Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Activist
Martin Luther King Jr.
  • NL adopts emergency team replacement plan to restock any club struck by disaster

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Peter Jennings, 26, becomes anchor of ABC's nightly news

Journalist and T.V. News Anchor Peter Jennings
Journalist and T.V. News Anchor
Peter Jennings

Famous Birthdays

  • Brandon Lee, actor (Showdown in Little Tokyo), born in Oakland, California (d. 1993)
  • David Callaghan, cricketer (South African all-rounder in one-dayers 1992)
  • Sherilyn Fenn, actress (2 Moon Junction, Twin Peaks), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Stephanie Marie Elisabeth de Grimaldi, Monte Carlo Monaco, Princess