On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Indonesia nationalizes all foreign oil companies
  • Rembrandt's "Titus" sells for then record 7,770,000 guilders
  • Stoica becomes president & Ceausescu party leader of Romania
  • The wreck of the SS Georgiana, valued at over $50,000,000, said to have been most powerful Confederate cruiser, discovered by then teenage diver and pioneer underwater archaeologist E. Lee Spence exactly 102 years after its destruction.