On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bob Dylan release "Like a Rolling Stone"

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
  • 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, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Doug Liman, American film director
  • Joe Oliver, catcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Kadeem Hardison, New York, American actor (A Different World, The Sixth Man)

Famous Deaths

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