On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1965

Historical Events

  • Morley Safer's sends 1st Vietnam report indicating the US is losing

Famous Birthdays

  • Sandra Ng [Kwan-yue], Hong Kong actress (Golden Chicken), born in Hong Kong
  • Takayuki Iizuka, Japanese professional wrestler (NJPW), born in Muroran, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Milton B. Babbitt, American composer (Widow's Lament), dies at 49
  • N. Howell Furman, American Chemist whose work on separating uranium contributed to the development of the atomic bomb, dies at 73
1965 Highlights

About August 2, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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