On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1965

Historical Events

Agreement of Interest

Lee Kuan Yew, Prime Minister of Singapore signs a separation agreement with Malaysia, after 2 years of political union

Famous Birthdays

  • Elizabeth Manley, Canadian figure skater (Olympic silver 1988), born in Quinte West, Canada
  • Johnny Solinger, American rock singer-songwriter (Skid Row, 1999 to 2015), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2021)
1965 Highlights

About August 7, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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