March 19, 1965 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Indonesia nationalizes all foreign oil companies
  • Rembrandt's "Titus" sells for then record 7,770,000 guilders
  • Stoica becomes president & Ceausescu party leader of Romania
  • The wreck of the SS Georgiana, valued at over $50,000,000 and said to have been the most powerful Confederate cruiser, was discovered by then teenage diver and pioneer underwater archaeologist E. Lee Spence exactly 102 years after its destruction.