On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1965

Historical Events

  • Dutch government of Marijnen falls
  • West Germany ceases military aid to Tanzania

Famous Birthdays

  • Alison Armitage, English actress (Acapulco HEAT), born in London, England
  • Donald Narcisse, American CFL receiver (Saskatchewan Roughriders), born in Port Arthur, Texas

Famous Deaths


Civil Rights Activist Jimmie Lee Jackson
Civil Rights Activist
Jimmie Lee Jackson

1965 Highlights

About February 26, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces