On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1965

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, Indian cricketer (scored 366 for Hyderabad v Andhra Pradesh 1994), born in Vijayawada, India (d. 2017)
  • Motoi Sakuraba, Japanese composer, born in Akita Prefecture, Japan
1965 Highlights

About August 5, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo