On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1965

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, American rock bassist (Ugly Kid Joe - America's Least Wanted), born in Alameda, California
  • 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
1965 Highlights

About January 21, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius