On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Beatles movie "Help" premieres, Queen Elizabeth attends
  • Gemini 5 returned after 12d 7h 11m 53s
  • Major league record 26 strikeouts, Phillies (16), Pirates (10)
  • USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Chang-Rae Lee, Korean-born author
  • Doug Burden, rower (Olympic 5th 1988, 92, 96), born in Rutland, Vermont
  • Henry James, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • Karen Doell, Winkler Manitoba, softball 2nd baseman (Olympics 1996)
  • Luis Alicea, Santurce Puerto Rico, infielder (St Louis Cardinals)