On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1965

Historical Events

  • 2nd of 2 cyclones in less than a month kills 35,000 (Ganges River, India)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Knipfel, American autobiographer and journalist (Slackjaw, Quitting the Nairobi Trio), born in Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • Mark Waugh, Australian cricketer (twin of Steve)
  • Russ Courtnall, Canadian ice hockey right wing (1,029 NHL games; Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, Vancouver Canucks, LA Kings), born in Duncan, British Columbia
  • Steve Waugh, Australian cricket captain
1965 Highlights

About June 2, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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