On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1965

Historical Events

  • Harold Strachan, member of the Communist Party of South Africa and Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress, is served with a restriction order in terms of the Suppression of Communism Act
  • USSR and Persia sign dam building and economic aid pact

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Australian Margaret Smith beats Maria Bueno of Brazil 6-4, 7-5, her second of 3 Wimbledon singles titles

Famous Birthdays

  • Arno Hofstede, Dutch soccer player (Willem II, Go Ahead Eagles), born in Oosterbeek, Netherlands
  • Dan Land, American NFL cornerback and safety (Oakland Raiders), born in Donalsonville, Georgia
  • Greg Vaughn, American baseball outfielder (MLB All-Star 1993, 96, 98, 2001); Silver Slugger Award 1998; Milwaukee Brewers), born in Sacramento, California
  • Shinya Hashimoto, Japanese professional wrestler (NJPW), born in Toki City, Gifu, Japan
  • Vinson Smith, American NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears), born in Statesville, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Trigger, horse (Roy Rogers), dies at 25
1965 Highlights

About July 3, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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