What Happened on August 5, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • South African cricket batsman Graeme Pollock scores a classic 125 to set the Proteas on the way to a 2nd Test win against England at Trent Bridge

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Coffin, American musician (Bela Fleck & the Flecktones), born in Massachusetts
  • M V Sridhar, cricketer (score 366 for Hyderabad v Andhra Pradesh 1994)
  • Motoi Sakuraba, Japanese composer
  • Scott William Winters, American actor