On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1965

Historical Events

  • Scottish Lotus driver Jim Clark wins the German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring to clinch his second F1 World Drivers Championship

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestSam Mendes

Sam Mendes, British stage and film director, born in Reading, Berkshire, England

Film Director Sam Mendes
Film Director
Sam Mendes

Famous Deaths

  • Kiyoshi Nobutoki, Japanese cellist and composer, dies at 77
1965 Highlights

About August 1, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo