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

Person of interestMichael Dell

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

Entrepreneur and Founder of Dell Michael Dell
Entrepreneur and Founder of Dell
Michael Dell
  • 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

Person of interestStan Laurel

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

Comedian and Actor Stan Laurel
Comedian and Actor
Stan Laurel

1965 Highlights

About February 23, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces