On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Music concertMusic Concert

Astrodome opens, 1st event is Judy Garland & Supremes concert

Actress Judy Garland
Judy Garland
  • British government proclaims ends oil-embargo against Rhodesia
  • David Levy begins his search for comets
  • Dutch government shuts Limburgs coal mine
  • Largest newspaper-Sunday NY Times at 946 pages (50 cents)

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Berube, Calahoo, NHL left wing (Washington Capitals)
  • Jeff Grayer, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Olympic bronze 1988)