What Happened on July 9, 1965

Historical Events

British Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Royal Birkdale GC: Australian Peter Thomson Peter Thomson wins his 5th Claret Jug, 2 strokes clear of runners-up Brian Huggett and Christy O'Connor Snr

  • John Edrich completes 310* v NZ in 532 minutes, 52 fours 5 sixes
  • Senators Frank Howard ties record with 7 strikeouts in DH
1965 History

Famous Birthdays

  • David O'Hara, Irish-Scottish actor
  • Frank Bello, American heavy metal bassist (Anthrax), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • Jason Rhoades, American installation artist (d. 2006)
Born in 1965

About July 9, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
  • UK #1 Song: I'm Alive - The Hollies