On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1965

Historical Events

Historic Event

LBJ sends 50,000 more soldiers to Vietnam (total of 125,000)

Famous Birthdays

  • Delfeayo Marsalis, American jazz musician, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Priscilla Chan, Hong Kong singer, born in Hong Kong

Famous Deaths

  • Edogawa Ranpo, Japanese author (boy detectives club books), dies at 70
  • Maurice Yvain, French composer, dies at 74
  • Minor Watson, American actor (Woman of the Year, Viva Cisco Kid), dies at 75
1965 Highlights

About July 28, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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