What Happened in 1965 (Part 5)

Historical Events

Events 401 - 500 of 679

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 9 Singapore separates from the Federation of Malaysia and gains its independence

Malaysia's Founding Father Tunku Abdul Rahman
Malaysia's Founding Father
Tunku Abdul Rahman
  • Aug 10 Joe Engle in X-15 reaches 82 km
  • Aug 11 6 day insurrection starts in Watts section of Los Angeles
  • Aug 11 Beatles movie "Help" opens in NYC
  • Aug 11 Watts riots begin in Southeast Los Angeles, lasts 6 days
  • Aug 12 Dame Elizabeth Lane becomes first female English High Court judge
  • Aug 12 Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, Inc applies for a NL franchise
  • Aug 12 Race riot in West Side of Chicago
  • Aug 14 Beatles tape an appearance for Ed Sullivan Show
  • Aug 14 Continental Football League plays 1st games
  • Aug 14 Sonny & Cher's "I Got You Babe" hits #1
  • Aug 15 47th PGA Championship: Dave Marr shoots a 280 at Laurel Valley GC PA
  • Aug 15 Beatles play to 55,000 at Shea Stadium
  • Aug 15 Mary Mills wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open
  • Aug 15 Japanese community of SF holds Masanori Murakami Day at Candlestick Park to honor 1st Japanese player to play in major leagues
  • Aug 16 AFL awards its 1st expansion franchise (Miami Dolphins)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 18 Hank Aaron loses a HR, because he hit it out of batter's box

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
  • Aug 18 Orioles' Brooks Robinson hits into his record tying (George Sisler)
  • Aug 19 Auschwitz trials end with 6 life sentences
  • Aug 19 Cincinnati Red Jim Maloney 2nd no-hitter of year beats Chicago Cubs, 1-0
  • Aug 20 Rolling Stones release their single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" (their 1st #1 US hit) in the UK
  • Aug 20 Eddie Mathews & Hank Aaron (1954-65) pass Babe Ruth-Lou Gehrig hitting 772 HRs while playing together on the same team
  • Aug 21 Gemini 5 launched into Earth orbit (2 astronauts)
  • Aug 21 Romania adopts constitution
  • Aug 21 The Crusher beats Mad Dog Vachon in St Paul, to become NWA champ
  • Aug 22 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Omaha Jaycee Golf Open
  • Aug 22 San Francisco Giants pitcher Juan Marachal hits LA Dodger catcher John Roseboro on the head with his bat causing a 14 minute brawl
  • Aug 24 26th Venice Film Festival: "Sandra" directed by Luchino Visconti wins Golden Lion
  • Aug 27 The Beatles spend an evening with Elvis Presley
  • Aug 27 WTVI TV channel 42 in Charlotte, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting

Music concertMusic Concert

Aug 28 Bob Dylan booed for playing electric guiter at a concert in New York's Forest Hills

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
  • Aug 28 1st Subway sandwich shop opens in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Aug 29 Astronauts Cooper & Conrad complete 120 Earth orbits in Gemini 5

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Aug 29 Willie Mays sets NL record for HRs in a month with his 17th of August

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • Aug 30 Casey Stengel announces his retirement after 55 years in baseball
  • Aug 30 Section of Allalin glacier wipes out construction site at Mattmark Dam near Saas-Fee, Switzerland
  • Aug 31 US Congress establishes Department of Housing & Urban Development
  • Aug 31 The Aero Spacelines Super Guppy Aircraft makes its first flight.
  • Sep 1 Indo-Pakistani conflict - Pakistani counter-attack (Operation Grand Slam,)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 2 Cubs slugger Ernie Banks hits his 400th HR (off Curt Simmons)

MLB shortstop Ernie Banks
MLB shortstop
Ernie Banks
  • Sep 2 Treblinka trial in Dusseldorf ends
  • Sep 3 Curt Flood's record of 568 straight chances without an error begins
  • Sep 3 Garcia Godoy forms government in Dominican Republic
  • Sep 3 Jim Hickman becomes 1st NY Met to hit 3 HRs in a game
  • Sep 3 Pope Paul VI publishes encyclical Mysterium Fidei
  • Sep 3 Preparing a move to Anaheim, Angels change their name from LA to Calif
  • Sep 4 Beatles' single "Help!" goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks
  • Sep 4 KREZ TV channel 6 in Durango, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 4 Rock group Who's van is vandalized with $10,000 in equipment stolen
  • Sep 6 India invades West Pakistan - official beginning of the Indo-Pakistani War
  • Sep 6 KLNE TV channel 3 in Lexington, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 7 -10] Hurricane Betsy, kills 74 in Florida, Miss & La
  • Sep 7 China announces that it will reinforce its troops in the Indian border.
  • Sep 8 Hurricane Betsy kills 75 in Louisiana & Florida
  • Sep 8 KC A's Bert Campaneris plays all 9 positions in a game

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 9 Francois Mitterrand nominated for French presidency

21st President of France Francois Mitterrand
21st President of France
Francois Mitterrand
  • Sep 9 Sandy Koufax pitches his 4th no-hitter, a perfect game vs Cubs (1-0)
  • Sep 9 Tibet is made an autonomous region of China
  • Sep 10 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Sep 10 Phillies 10,000th game to a decision since 1900, Phils beat Cards
  • Sep 10 WUND TV channel 2 in Columbia, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 11 Beatles' "Help!," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks
  • Sep 11 Braves 2nd straight one-hitter against the Mets
  • Sep 11 The 1st Cavalry Division of the United States Army arrives in Vietnam.
  • Sep 12 Hurricane Betsy strikes Florida & Louisiana kills 75
  • Sep 12 Mary Mills wins LPGA Eugene Golf Open
  • Sep 12 WCEE TV channel 23 in Rockford, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 12 17th Emmy Awards: Dick Van Dyke Show & Dick Van Dyke win
  • Sep 12 85th U.S. Men's National Championship: Manuel Santana beats Cliff Drysdale (6-2, 7-9, 7-5, 6-1)
  • Sep 12 79th U.S. Women's National Championship: Margaret Court beats Billie Jean Moffitt (8-6, 7-5)
  • Sep 13 Beatles release "Yesterday"
  • Sep 13 Beatles win 1st Grammy, for Best Group of 1964
  • Sep 13 Today Show's 1st totally color broadcast
  • Sep 13 Willie Mays's 500th HR (off Don Nottebart), Giants 11th straight win
  • Sep 14 "F-Troop" premieres in the US on ABC
  • Sep 14 4th meeting of 2nd Vatican council opened
  • Sep 15 "Lost in Space" premieres
  • Sep 16 Boston Red Sox Dave Morehead no-hits Cleve Indians, 2-0
  • Sep 16 Sobibor trial opens in Hagen, West Germany
  • Sep 17 WPHL TV channel 17 in Philadelphia, PA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 17 CBS premiere of WWII sitcom "Hogan's Heroes"
  • Sep 18 TV comedy \"Get Smart\" created by Mel Brooks and starring Don Adams premieres

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 18 Mickey Mantle Day at Yankee Stadium: Mantle play his 2,000th game

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Film release premierFilm Premier

Sep 18 "I Dream of Jeannie", starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie, and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, premieres on NBC

Actress Barbara Eden
Barbara Eden
  • Sep 19 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Visalia Golf Open
  • Sep 19 Erhards CDU wins West German parliament elections
  • Sep 20 WXXW (now WYCC) TV channel 20 in Chicago, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 21 O Kommissarova (USSR) sets women's longest parachute jump (46,250')
  • Sep 21 Singapore admitted as part of the United Nations.
  • Sep 22 India & Pakistan ceases-fire goes into effect, ending Indo-Pakistani War
  • Sep 24 Belgium Victor Leemans elected chairman of European Parliament
  • Sep 24 Saudi Arabian & Egyptian accord over Yemen
  • Sep 24 Stefan Stefanopoulos forms Greek government
  • Sep 25 "Do I Hear a Waltz?" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 220 performances
  • Sep 25 60 year old Satchel Paige of KC A's pitches 3 scoreless innings
  • Sep 25 Beatle cartoon show begins in US
  • Sep 25 Children find trunk with corpse in Amsterdam canal
  • Sep 26 11th LPGA Championship won by Sandra Haynie
  • Sep 26 Minnesota gains its 1st AL pennant by defeating Washington, 2-1
  • Sep 26 Queen Elizabeth decorates the Beatles with Order of the British Empire

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 1,030

  • May 24 Shinichiro Watanabe, Japanese anime director
  • May 25 Mark Knight, California, rock guitarist (Bang Tango-Dancin' on Coals)
  • May 25 Remco Prins, Dutch rock guitarist/vocalist (Burma Shave-Stash)
  • May 25 Roef-Ragas, Dutch actor (Missing Link, Red Rain, Juju, Mykosch)
  • May 25 Stefka Kostadinova, Bulgaria high jumper (world record 1987)
  • May 25 George Hickenlooper, American documentary filmmaker
  • May 26 Greg Lloyd, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • May 26 Jacqueline Mary Nelson, New Zealand points race cyclist (Oly-96), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • May 26 Hazel Irvine, British television presenter
  • May 27 Jacob Brumfield, Bogalusa LA, outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 27 Pat Cash, Australian tennis player (Wimbledon 1987), born in Melbourne, Victoria

Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion Pat Cash
Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion
Pat Cash
  • May 27 Todd Bridges, actor (Diff'rent Strokes, Fish), born in San Francisco, California
  • May 28 Catherine Tanvier, France, tennis star
  • May 28 Chantal Bailey, Champaign Ill, speed skater (Olympics-1994)
  • May 28 Christa Miller, actress (Kate-Drew Carey Show), born in NYC, New York
  • May 28 Michael Charles Brisky, Brownsville TX, PGA golfer (1995 Buick-2nd)
  • May 28 Chris Ballew, American musician
  • May 29 Charlie Hayes, Hattisburg MS, 3rd baseman (Pittsburgh Pirates, NY Yankees)
  • May 29 Emilio Sanchez, Tennis player (1988 Olympic bronze), born in Madrid, Spain
  • May 29 Jammo Myllys, Savonlinna FIN, hockey goalie (Team Finland, Oly-Br-98)
  • May 30 Tammy Parks, Rockville Centre NY, actress (Attack of 60' Centerfold)
  • May 30 Tyronne Stowe, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks)
  • May 31 Annette Renee Peters, [nee Hand], Reno Nevada, 1500/3000 runner

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 31 Brooke Shields, model/actress (Blue Lagoon, Suddenly Susan), born in NYC, New York

Supermodel & Actress Brooke Shields
Supermodel & Actress
Brooke Shields
  • Jun 1 Dan Quinn, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Jun 1 India Allen, Portsmouth Va, playmate of the year (Dec, 1987)
  • Jun 2 Mark Waugh, cricketer (twin of Steve mighty batsman for Australia)
  • Jun 2 Steve Waugh, cricketer (twin of Mark mighty batsman for Australia)
  • Jun 2 Jim Knipfel, American autobiographer and journa
  • Jun 3 Suzan Kaminga, bodybuilder, born in Austin, Texas
  • Jun 3 Mike Gordon, American musician
  • Jun 3 Jeff Blumenkrantz, American composer and actor
  • Jun 4 Andrea Jaeger, tennis player (retired as a teenager), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 4 Beau Allred, baseball player
  • Jun 4 Jonathan Canter, LA Cal, tennis star
  • Jun 4 Kurt Stillwell, infielder (Texas Rangers), born in Glendale, California
  • Jun 4 Tim Perry, NBA forward (NJ Nets)
  • Jun 4 Mick Doohan, Australian motorcycle racer
  • Jun 5 Bob Probert, Windsor, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Jun 5 Edward Hartman, Skalica CZE, hockey goalie (Team Slovakia)
  • Jun 5 Karen Sillas, American actress (Prime Suspect), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 5 Sandrine Piau, French soprano
  • Jun 6 David Whyte, rocker (Brother Beyond-Can You Keep a Secret)
  • Jun 6 Sally McDermid, Australian softball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • Jun 6 Wendy Wiebe, St Catharines Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 6 Cam Neely, NHL forward (Boston Bruins), born in Comox, British Columbia

NHL Star Cam Neely
NHL Star
Cam Neely
  • Jun 7 Mick Foley, American professional wrestler
  • Jun 7 Damien Hirst, English artist
  • Jun 8 Kevin Ritz, Eatonstown NJ, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • Jun 8 Robert Platus, lip syncher (Milli Vanilli-Girl You Know This), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 8 Chris Chavis, American professional wrestler
  • Jun 9 Jeff Williams, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jun 9 Michelle Francis Bird, campaigner
  • Jun 10 Claudio Mezzadri, Switzerland, tennis star

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 10 Elizabeth Hurley, English actress (Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Christabel) and model, born in Basingstoke, England

  • Jun 10 Vincent Perez, actor (The Crow-City of Angels)
  • Jun 11 Anthony Painter, Milton NSW, Australian golfer
  • Jun 11 Giola Bruno, rocker (Expose)
  • Jun 11 Joe Cain, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jun 11 Manuel Uribe Garza, morbidly obese Mexican
  • Jun 12 Cathy Tyson, actress (Serpant & Rainbow), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jun 12 Cindy Lee Berryhill, US singer/songwriter (Baby)
  • Jun 12 Gwen Torrence, Lithonia GA, 100m/200m/400m (Olympics-2 gold-92, 96)
  • Jun 12 Filip Topol, Czech musician and writer
  • Jun 13 Maninder Singh, cricketer (Indian leftarm spinner in 35 Tests 1982-93)
  • Jun 13 Infanta Cristina, Duchess of Palma de Mallorca
  • Jun 13 Lukas Ligeti, Austrian composer and drummer
  • Jun 15 Carrie Mitchum, actress (Donna-Bold & Beautiful), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 15 David Bolton, Guyana, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Lando Mem Amateur)
  • Jun 15 Annelies Bredael, Belgian rower
  • Jun 15 Adam Smith, American politician (D-Wash), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jun 16 J J Birden, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Jun 16 Johannes Harisch, WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Jun 17 Dan Jansen, West Allis Wisc, speed skater (Oly-gold-1984, 88, 92)
  • Jun 17 Danny McManus, CFL quarterback (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Jun 17 Dermontti Dawson, NFL center (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jun 17 Gianluca Pozzi, Bari Italy, tennis star (1991 Brisbane)
  • Jun 17 Kami Cotler, actress (Elizabeth-Waltons), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jun 17 Mike Magnante, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Glendale, California
  • Jun 17 Ray Seals, NFL defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers)
  • Jun 18 Kim Dickens, American actress and model
  • Jun 19 Karen Davies, Wrexham N Wales, golfer (1991 PING-Cellular One-6th)
  • Jun 19 Sadie Frost, English actress
  • Jun 19 Luc Donckerwolke, Belgian car designer
  • Jun 20 Michael Landon Jr, actor (Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie ), born in Encino California (d. 1991)
  • Jun 21 Michael Dolan, actor (Hamburger Hill, Liberace), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jun 21 Lana (born Larry) Wachowski, film director (Matrix trilogy), born in Chicago Illinois
  • Jun 21 Yang Liwei, Chinese astronaut
  • Jun 22 Ľubomír Moravčík, Slovakian footballer
  • Jun 22 Uwe Boll, German film director
  • Jun 23 Dawn Whiteham, New London Ct, bodybuilder (Penthouse Nov 1995)
  • Jun 23 John "Chip" McKibben II, Balboa Island California, rower (Olympics-1996)
  • Jun 23 Leith Wastle, Benalla VIC, Australian golfer
  • Jun 23 Peter O'Malley, Bathurst NSW, Australian golfer
  • Jun 23 Paul Arthurs, British guitarist (Oasis)
  • Jun 24 Danielle Spencer, actress (Dee Thomas-What's Happening), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jun 24 Patrick Jeffrey, diver (Olympics-5th-96), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Jun 24 Shane Churla, Fernie, NHL right wing (LA Kings, NY Rangers)
  • Jun 24 Uwe Krupp, NHL defenceman (Colo Avalanche, Germany 98), born in Cologne, Germany
  • Jun 28 Michele Timms, WNBA guard (Phoenix Mercury, Olympics-1988, 96)

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Famous Deaths

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