On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1965

Historical Events

Excommunication

Pope Paul VI & Orthodox Patriarch Athenagoras I simultaneously lift mutual excommunications that led to split of 2 churches in 1054

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Hendry, Scottish footballer and coach, born in Keith, Scotland
  • Jeffrey Wright, American actor (Angels in America, Westworld), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Todd Kabel, Canadian jockey (Sovereign Award for Outstanding Jockey 1992, 95, 2003-06; Queen's Plate 1995, 2000; Prince of Wales Stakes 2000, 07), born in McCreary, Manitoba (d. 2021)
1965 Highlights

About December 7, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years
Leap Year: No

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