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

1965 History

Famous Birthdays

  • 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
Born in 1965

Famous Weddings

John McCain

American Navy pilot John McCain (28) weds first wife American model Carol Shepp (27-ish); divorce in 1980)

Famous Deaths

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

About July 3, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) - Four Tops
  • UK #1 Song: I'm Alive - The Hollies