On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1965

Historical Events

  • New York World's Fair reopens for 2nd & final season

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed Belfour, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender (Olympic gold 2001, Vezina Trophy 1991, 93), born in Carman, Manitoba
  • Fiona Kelleghan, American academic and critic
  • Gary Grant, NBA guard (NY Knicks)

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Victor Appleton, English physicist (Nobel Prize 1947), dies at 72
1965 Highlights

About April 21, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus