What Happened on April 26, 1965

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Charles Ives' 4th Symphony premieres at Carnegie Hall, New York, 11 years after the composer's death

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin James, American actor and comedian (The King of Queens), born in Mineola, Long Island, New York
Born in 1965

Famous Deaths

  • Aaron Avshalomov, Russian-Jewish-American composer (Kuan Yin; The Great Wall), conductor (Shanghai Municipal Orchestra, 1943-46), and librarian, dies at 70
1965 Highlights

About April 26, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter - Herman's Hermits
  • UK #1 Song: Ticket To Ride - The Beatles