On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1965

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Abeyta, American musician
  • Akitoshi Saito, wrestler (NJPW)
  • Angus Fraser, cricketer (England right-arm pace bowler 1989- )
  • Kate Langbroek, Australian media personality

Famous Deaths

  • Olga Fastrová, Czech writer and editor (National Policy), dies at 89

Person of interestShirley Jackson

Shirley Jackson, American author (Road Through the Wall), dies at 45

1965 Highlights

About August 8, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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