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

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

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Joan Rivers (32) weds TV producer Edgar Rosenberg

Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan Rivers
Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host
Joan Rivers

Famous Deaths

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

About July 15, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer