On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1965

Historical Events

Historic Event

Edward Heath succeeds Alec Douglas-Home as leader of the British Conservative party

Famous Birthdays

  • Alondra Johnson, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Doug Riesenberg, NFL tackle (NY Giants)
  • Patrick Labyorteaux American actor (Heathers, Yes Man, Little House on Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California

Shawn Michaels

Shawn Michaels, American pro wrestler (4 x WWF/WWE World Heavyweight Champion; 2 x Royal Rumble winner; 1st WWF Grand Slam Champion; 4th WWF Triple Crown Champion; 2 x WWE Hall of Fame), born in San Antonio, Texas


1965 Highlights

About July 22, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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