On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1965

Historical Events

  • 19th Tony Awards: "Subject Was Roses" & "Fiddler on the Roof" win
  • LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Beverly CC: Susie Maxwell wins by 3 strokes ahead of runner-up Marlene Hagge
  • Vietnam War: Battle of Dong Xoai ends in a Viet Cong victory

Famous Birthdays

  • Infanta Cristina, Duchess of Palma de Mallorca, younger daughter of King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofía, born in Our Lady of Loreto Clinic, Madrid, Spain
  • Lukas Ligeti, Austrian composer and drummer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Maninder Singh, Indian cricketer (Indian leftarm spinner in 35 Tests 1982-93), born in Pune, India

Famous Deaths

  • David Drummond, Australian politician (b. 1890)
  • Martin Buber, Austrian-Israeli dialogue philosopher and theologist (Ich und Du), dies at 87
1965 Highlights

About June 13, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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