What Happened on January 2, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Ayub Khan elected president of Pakistan

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Martin Luther King Jr. begins a drive to register black voters

Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Activist
Martin Luther King Jr.
  • NY Jets sign quarterback Joe Namath
  • Obverse design of all Canadian coins is changed to depict present-day

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Swindell, pitcher (Houston Astros, Cleve Indians), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Russ Courtnall, Duncan, NHL right wing (Vancouver Canucks)