On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1965

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.
1965 Highlights

About March 19, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces