On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1965

Historical Events

  • The Beatles spend an evening with Elvis Presley
  • WTVI TV channel 42 in Charlotte, North Carolina (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Perry, NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos)
  • Wayne James, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test wicketkeeper v Pakistan 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Edmond of Dooren, Flemish painter, dies at 68
  • Gerald Bond, South African cricketer (South Africa 1938-39), dies at 56

Person of interestLe Corbusier

Le Corbusier [Charles Jeanneret], Swiss French architect and city planner and dies at 77

Architect and City Planner Le Corbusier
Architect and City Planner
Le Corbusier
  • Otto Reinhold, German composer, dies at 66
1965 Highlights

About August 27, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo