On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • A Penzias & R Wilson detect 3°K primordial background radiation
  • Coal mine explosion in Fukuoka Japan kills 236
  • Robert Manry begins his 78 day voyage to sail a 13.5-foot yacht "Tinkerbelle" across the Atlantic Ocean

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Quinn, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • India Allen, American Playboy playmate (December 1987, Playmate of the year 1988), born in Portsmouth Virginia

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCurly Lambeau

Curly Lambeau, American Pro Football Hall of Fame halfback, coach (founder, first coach Green Bay Packers), dies of a heart attack at 67

NFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau
NFL Head Coach
Curly Lambeau