On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Montcalm Community College founded in Sidney, Mich

Film release premierFilm Release

One of the most popular musical films of all time, "The Sound of Music", starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1966)

Actor Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
Actress/Singer Julie Andrews
Julie Andrews
  • US Air Force begins Operation Rolling Thunder, a three year sustained bombing campaign against North Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

  • Lembit Öpik, British politician

Person of interestRon Gant

Ron Gant, American baseball outfielder (Atlanta Braves, St Louis Cardinals), born in Victoria, Texas

MLB Outfielder Ron Gant
MLB Outfielder
Ron Gant