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
Born in 1965

Famous Deaths

Jimmie Lee JacksonJimmie Lee Jackson (1938-1965)

American civil rights protester and church deacon, shot and killed at 26 by an Alabama State Trooper

About February 26, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: This Diamond Ring - Gary Lewis And The Playboys
  • UK #1 Song: I'll Never Find Another You - Seekers