On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1965

Historical Events

  • 2 trucks crashed into a crowd of dancers in Sotouboua Togo, kills 125
  • Pakistan's Islamic Ideology Advisory Committee recommends that Islamic Studies be made a compulsory subject for Muslim students from primary to graduate level.

Famous Birthdays

  • Gordon Durie, Scottish footballer, born in Paisley, Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • Alberto Vaccari, Italian jesuit/old testament scholar, dies at 90
1965 Highlights

About December 6, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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