On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1965

Historical Events

  • "I'm Solomon" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • RC Duncan patents "Pampers" disposable diaper

Famous Birthdays

  • Courtenay Becker-Dey, American Europe class sailor (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Rob Squires, American rock bassist (Big Head Todd and the Monsters) born in Denver, Colorado

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Bunce, American radio & television actor (Homicidal, Ethel & Albert), dies at 64
  • Edward R. Murrow, American newscaster (Person to Person), dies at 57
1965 Highlights

About April 27, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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