On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1965

Historical Events

  • "Mariner IV" sends back 1st pictures of Mars
  • Athanassiades Novas succeeds Papandreo as premier of Greece

Music History

Leonard Bernstein premieres his "Chichester Psalms" for chorus and orchestra at Philharmonic Hall, NYC


Famous Birthdays

  • David Miliband, British politician
  • Kirt Manwaring, Elmira NY, catcher (SF Giants)
  • Scott Livingstone, infielder (San Diego Padres, Det Tigers), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Tom Dvorak, Canadian equestrian dressage (Olympics 1996), born in Braunschwieg, Germany

Famous Weddings

Joan Rivers

Actress Joan Rivers (32) weds TV producer Edgar Rosenberg

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Cherry, American politician (b. 1908)
1965 Highlights

About July 15, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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