On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Iranian premier Hassan Ali Mansur assassinated by 17-year-old Mohammad Bokharaei, a member of the Fadayan-e Islam

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Bradley, NHL center (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • Cordell Crockett, rocker (Ugly Kid Joe-Mad Man, Too Bad)
  • Eric Moore, NFL tackle (Cleveland Browns)
  • Jam Master Jay, American disc jockey (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • Harvey Zorbaugh, doctor/TV host (Play the Game), dies at 68