On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1965

Historical Events

  • 1st Subway sandwich shop opens in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Music Concert

Bob Dylan booed for playing electric guitar at a concert in New York's Forest Hills

Famous Birthdays

  • Satoshi Tajiri, Japanese video game designer (Game Freak, creator of the Pokémon franchise), born in Setagaya, Japan

Shania Twain

Shania Twain, Canadian country music singer ("You're Still The One"), born in Windsor Ontario


Famous Deaths

  • Giulio Racah, Israeli physicist (b. 1909)
1965 Highlights

About August 28, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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