On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1965

Historical Events

  • "Flora, the Red Menace" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 87 performances

Music History

Bob Dylan release "Like a Rolling Stone"

Sports History

Casey Stengel resigns as manager of NY Mets

  • Rock group "The Animals" 1st time in British charts

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Gaze, Australian basketball player (Olympics 1984, 88, 92, 96)
  • Brian Blades, American NFL wide receiver (Pro Bowl 1989; Seattle Seahawks), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Doug Liman, American film director
  • Joe Oliver, catcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Kadeem Hardison, American actor (A Different World, The Sixth Man), born in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Constance Bennett, actress (Madame X, Topper), dies at 59
  • Irene Browne, actress (Peg O' My Heart), dies of cancer at 69
1965 Highlights

About July 24, 1965

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

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