On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1965

Historical Events

Television Premiere

"My Name is Barbra", Barbra Streisand's first television special, premieres on CBS

  • Lindsey Nelson broadcasts baseball game at Astrodome from a hanging gondola

Music Concert

Luciano Pavarotti makes his debut at La Scala, Milan in Franco Zeffirelli's production of "La bohème" with Mirella Freni

  • Richard Helms replaces Marshall S Carter as deputy director of CIA
  • US marines invade Dominican Republic, stay until October 1966
  • William F Raborn Jr replaces John A McCone as 7th head of CIA

Famous Birthdays

  • Steven Blum, American deep-voiced voice actor, born in Santa Monica, California

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinand Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer & writer (Character), dies at 80
1965 Highlights

About April 28, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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