On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1965

Historical Events

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Generalissimo Francisco Franco meets with Jewish representatives to discuss legitimizing Jewish communities in Spain

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco
  • The Byrds record "Mr Tambourine Man"
  • The US Jet Propulsion Laboratory proposes modified Apollo flight to fly around Mars & return

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Weissenbacher, Romanian footballer, born in Baia Mare, Romania
  • Brad Brink, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants, Philadelphia Phillies), born in Roseville, California
  • Colin Calderwood, Scottish footballer, born in Stranraer, United Kingdom
  • Greg K. [Kreisel], American rock bassist (The Offspring, 1984-2018), born in Glendale, California
  • John Michael Montgomery, American country music singer, born in Danville, Kentucky

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Freed, American disc jockey who accepted payola and introduced term "rock-n-roll", dies at 42
1965 Highlights

About January 20, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius