On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1965

Historical Events

  • Constance Baker Motley elected Manhattan Borough president

Famous Birthdays

  • Helena Suková, Czech tennis player (14 Grand Slam doubles & mixed doubles titles), born in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Kristin Davis, American actress (Melrose Place; Sex and the City), born in Boulder, Colorado

Michael Dell

Michael Dell, American computer manufacturer (Dell Technologies), born in Houston, Texas

  • Robert "Bob" Ferguson, American politician (Democratic Party) and Attorney General of Washington, born in Seattle, Washington
  • Sylvie Guillem, French ballerina (Royal Ballet), born in Paris, France

Famous Deaths

Stan Laurel

Stan Laurel, British comedian (Laurel & Hardy films), dies of a heart attack at 74

1965 Highlights

About February 23, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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