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, American jockey (2004 Kentucky Derby & Preakness on Smarty Jones), born in Toronto, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Boleslav Vomáček, Czech composer, dies at 77