On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday

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

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

Famous Deaths

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