What Happened on March 1, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Australia suspends champion swimmer Dawn Fraser for 10 years for misconduct
  • Gas explosion kills 28 in apartment complex in La Salle, Quebec
  • WPSX TV channel 3 in Clearfield, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Booker Huffman, American professional wrestler
  • Les Miller, defensive end (Carolina Panthers)
  • Stewart Elliott, Canadian jockey

Famous Deaths

  • Boleslav Vomacka, composer, dies at 77