What Happened on July 14, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 52nd Tour de France won by Felice Gimondi of Italy
  • 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, female jockey

Famous Deaths


Person of interestAdlai Stevenson II

Adlai Stevenson II, US ambassador to UN (1961-65), Governor of Illinois (1949-53) and Democratic presidential candidate (1952, 56), dies at 65

US Politician and Presidential Candidate Adlai Stevenson II
US Politician and Presidential Candidate
Adlai Stevenson II