On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 1965

Historical Events

  • 105 USAF cadets resigned for cheating in exams
  • Braves offer Milwaukee $500,000 to terminate their lease a year earlier, the proposal is turned down
  • Geraldine McCullough wins Widener Gold Medal for Sculpture
  • Orbiting Solar Observatory 2 launches into Earth orbit (552/636 km)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorcas Wonsavage, cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Karlous Marx Shinohamba, Namibian politician
  • Kathleen Kimont, actress (Fraternity Vacation, Renegade), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Maura Tierney, actress (Lisa-Newsradio), born in Boston, Massachusetts
1965 Highlights

About February 3, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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