On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1965

Historical Events

  • 1st ground station-to-aircraft radio communication via satellite
  • Groundbreaking for "Dragon Gateway" at Grant Avenue

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Cumming, Scottish actor
  • Igor Matoushkin, NHL defenseman (Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • Mike Newell, English soccer striker (Blackburn Rovers) and manager (Luton Town), born in Liverpool, England

Famous Deaths

  • Theo Uden Marsman, Dutch orchestra leader, dies at 63
  • Theo Uden Masman Dutch big band leader (The Ramblers), dies at 64
1965 Highlights

About January 27, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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