What Happened on May 23, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Franz Jonas elected president of Austria

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Pontoon ferry overturned on Shire River Malawi, kills 150

Famous Birthdays

  • James Hasty, NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs)
  • Lilian Drescher, Venezuela, tennis star
  • Manuel Sanchís Hontiyuelo, Real Madrid footballer
  • Tom Tykwer, German film director
  • Woorkeri Venkat Raman, cricketer (Indian slow left-arm all-rounder)

Famous Deaths

  • David Smith, sculptor, dies
  • Earl Webb, American baseball player (b. 1897)