On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson

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 (b. 1894)
  • Maurice Yvain, composer, dies at 74
  • Minor Watson, American actor (Woman of the Year, Viva Cisco Kid), dies at 75