On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1965

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Recording

Bob Dylan records single "Like a Rolling Stone" (#1 in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time")

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Denny McLain in relief strikesout 1st 7 batters faced & record 14 in 6 2/3 innings, Bill Freehan ties catcher record of 19 putouts

MLB Pitcher Denny McLain
MLB Pitcher
Denny McLain
  • South Africa begins economic boycott of Dutch products

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Smith, American politician (D-Wash), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Annelies Bredael, Belgian rower
  • Carrie Mitchum, actress (Donna-Bold & Beautiful), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • E. A. Speiser, American Bible scholar (b. 1902
  • Steve Cochran [Robert Alexander Cochran], American actor (Mozambique, Gay Senotiys, Dallas), dies from acute infectious edema at 48
1965 Highlights

About June 15, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini