On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1965

Historical Events

  • Airlift of refugees from Cuba to US begins
  • South Africa's government says children of white fathers are white

Famous Birthdays

  • Chantal Chamberland, Canadian jazz guitarist and vocalist ("The Other Woman"), born in Quebec
  • Henry Honiball, South African rugby union fly-half (35 caps; Sharks [Natal], Bristol), born in Estcourt, South Africa
1965 Highlights

About December 1, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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