What Happened on January 20, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Generalissimo Francisco Franco meets with Jewish representatives to discuss legitimizing Jewish communities in Spain

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco
  • The Beatles appear on Shindig (ABC-TV)
  • The Byrds record "Mr Tambourine Man"
  • The US Jet Propulsion Laboratory proposes modified Apollo flight to fly around Mars & return

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Weissenbacher, Romanian footballer
  • Brad Brink, US baseball pitcher (SF Giants, Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Colin Calderwood, Scottish footballer
  • Greg Kriesel, American bassist (The Offspring)
  • John Michael Montgomery, American singer

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Freed, DJ (Big Beat), dies at 42