On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1965

Historical Events

  • 52nd Tour de France: In his first year as a professional, Italian Felice Gimondi, a replacement on the Salvarani team, captures overall title ahead of Raymond Poulidor
  • Australian Ronald Clarke runs world record 10k (27:39.4)
  • Israeli Jordanian border fights
  • US Mariner IV, 1st Mars probe, passes at 6,100 miles (9,800 km)

Famous Birthdays

  • Reina Olea, American female jockey, born in Compton, California

Famous Deaths

Adlai Stevenson II

Adlai Stevenson II, American politician (US Ambassador to UN, 1961-65; Governor of Illinois, 1949-53; Democratic presidential candidate, 1952 & 1956), dies at 65

1965 Highlights

About July 14, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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