On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1965

Historical Events

  • Gemini 5 launched into Earth orbit (2 astronauts)
  • Romania adopts constitution
  • The Crusher beats Mad Dog Vachon in St Paul, to become NWA champ

Famous Birthdays

  • Caryn Mower, American actress, stuntwoman and former professional wrestler, born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • Jim Bullinger, American MLB pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
1965 Highlights

About August 21, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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