Historical Events in July 1965

  • Jul 1 FC Twente '65 Enschede soccer team forms in Enschede
  • Jul 1 KUID TV channel 12 in Moscow, ID (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jul 1 Kinderstraf trial starts

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 2 79th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle (62 64 64)

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 3 72nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Margaret Smith beats Maria Bueno (6-4 7-5)

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno
  • Jul 3 Phillies Dick Allen & Frank Thomas get into a fight during practice
  • Jul 3 USSR & Persia sign dam building & economic aid pact
  • Jul 3 Harold Strachan, member of the Communist Party of South Africa and Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress, is served with a restriction order in terms of the Suppression of Communism Act
  • Jul 4 20th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Carol Mann
  • Jul 6 Rock group "Jefferson Airplane" forms
  • Jul 7 Otis Redding records "Respect"
  • Jul 8 Joe Morgan is 1st Houston player with 6 hits in a game
  • Jul 9 94th British Golf Open: Peter Thomson shoots a 285 at Royal Birkdale
  • Jul 9 John Edrich completes 310* v NZ in 532 minutes, 52 fours 5 sixes
  • Jul 9 Senators Frank Howard ties record with 7 strikeouts in DH
  • Jul 10 Beatles' "VI" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks
  • Jul 10 Rolling Stones score their 1st US #1 single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Jul 11 Israeli Mapai-party nominates David Ben-Gurion

First Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion
First Israeli Prime Minister
David Ben-Gurion
  • Jul 11 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Midwest Golf Open
  • Jul 13 36th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-5 at Metropolitan Stadium, Minn
  • Jul 13 All star MVP: Juan Marichal (SF Giant)
  • Jul 14 Australian Ronald Clarke runs world record 10k (27:39.4)
  • Jul 14 Israeli/Jordanian border fights
  • Jul 14 US Mariner IV, 1st Mars probe, passes at 6,100 miles (9,800 km)
  • Jul 14 52nd Tour de France won by Felice Gimondi of Italy
  • Jul 15 "Mariner IV" sends back 1st pictures of Mars
  • Jul 15 Athanassiades Novas succeeds Papandreo as premier of Greece
  • Jul 16 Mont Blanc Road tunnel between France & Italy opens
  • Jul 17 WLCY (now WTSP) TV channel 10 in St Petersburg-Tampa, FL (ABC) begins
  • Jul 18 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Yankee Golf Open
  • Jul 18 Zond 3 launched to fly by Moon, enters solar orbit
  • Jul 19 Shooting begins on Star Trek 2nd pilot "Where No Man Has Gone Before"
  • Jul 20 18.18" (46.18 cm) of rainfall, Edgarton, Missouri (state 24-hr record)
  • Jul 20 NY Yankee pitcher Mel Stottlemyre hits an inside-the-park grand slam
  • Jul 21 Pakistan, Iran & Turkey sign Regional Co-Operation pact
  • Jul 22 Edward Heath succeeds Alec Douglas-Home as leader of British Conservative party
  • Jul 23 The Beatles' "Help" is released in UK
  • Jul 23 Dick Stuart homers in a major league-record 23rd different park
  • Jul 24 "Flora, the Red Menace" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 87 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 24 Bob Dylan release "Like a Rolling Stone"

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
  • Jul 24 Casey Stengel resigns as manager of NY Mets
  • Jul 24 Rock group "The Animals" 1st time in British charts
  • Jul 25 Folk-rock begins, Dylan uses electric guitar at Newport Folk Festival
  • Jul 25 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Buckeye Savings Golf Tournament
  • Jul 26 Republic of Maldives gains independence from Britain (National Day)
  • Jul 27 Pierre Harmel forms Belgium government

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 27 President Lyndon B. Johnson signs a bill requiring cigarette makers to print health warnings on all cigarette packages about the effects of smoking

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Jul 28 LBJ sends 50,000 more soldiers to Vietnam (total of 125,000)
  • Jul 29 Beatles movie "Help" premieres, Queen Elizabeth attends
  • Jul 29 Gemini 5 returned after 12d 7h 11m 53s
  • Jul 29 Major league record 26 strikeouts, Phillies (16), Pirates (10)
  • Jul 29 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Jul 30 Charles Ives' "From the Steeples & the Mountains" premieres

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 30 Duke Ellington's "Golden Brown & the Green Apple" premieres

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington
  • Jul 30 LBJ signs Medicare bill, which goes into effect in 1966
  • Jul 30 Milwaukee manager Bobby Bragan says his pitchers threw 75 to 80 spitballs in a 9-2 loss to the Giants
  • Jul 31 Cigarette advertsing banned on British TV