On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1965

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st US ground combat forces in Vietnam authorized by President Lyndon B. Johnson

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Dutch Princess Beatrice and Claus von Amsberg announce their engagement

Famous Birthdays

  • Michele Timms, Australian WNBA guard (Phoenix Mercury, Olympics 1988, 96), born in Melbourne, Australia

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Country singer Merle Haggard (28) weds singer Bonnie Owens (35)

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard

Famous Deaths

  • Red Nichols, American jazz cornettist, composer and jazz bandleader, dies at 60
  • [Theodora E] Betsy Ranucci-Beckman, actress (Dood Water), dies at 88
1965 Highlights

About June 28, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer