March 18, 1965 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov, leaving his spacecraft Voskhod 2 for 12 minutes, becomes the first person to walk in space.
  • USSR launches Voshkod 2; Alexei Leonov makes 1st spacewalk (20 mins)

Deaths in History

  • Farouk I, last King of Egypt (1936-52), dies at 45