On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1965

Historical Events

  • Beatles announce their film is named "8 Arms to Hold on to You" (Help)

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Hudson, South African cricket player
  • Caitlin Bilodeaux, US fencer (Olympic-92), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • John Smiley, Phoenixville PA, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)

Famous Deaths

  • Almos Alonzo Stagg, American football coach (University of Chicago), dies in California at 102
  • Nancy Cunard, British writer and activist, dies at 69
  • Quentin Reynolds, American newscaster (Its News to Me) and author (FBI), dies at 62
1965 Highlights

About March 17, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces