On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1965

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Eddie Mathews and Hank Aaron (1954-65) pass Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig hitting 772 HRs while playing together on the same team

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
  • Rolling Stones release their single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" (their 1st #1 US hit) in the UK

Famous Birthdays

  • KRS-One [Lawrence Parker], American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
1965 Highlights

About August 20, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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