On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1965

Historical Events

  • India & Pakistan forces engage in a border fight

Famous Deaths

  • Erik A. Blomberg, Swedish art historian, poet and author, dies at 70
  • Jack Durston, English cricketer (one Test for England, 4-102 & 1-34), dies at 71
  • Lars Hanson, Swedish actor (Flesh & Devil), dies after illness at 78
1965 Highlights

About April 8, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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