On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1965

Historical Events

  • Astronauts Cooper & Conrad complete 120 Earth orbits in Gemini 5

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Willie Mays sets NL record for HRs in a month with his 17th of August

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays

Famous Birthdays

  • Dina Spybey, American actress, born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Will Perdue, American NBA center (San Antonio Spurs), born in Melbourne, Florida
1965 Highlights

About August 29, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo