On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Gemini 3 launched, 1st US 2-man space flight (Grissom & Young)
  • Moroccan army shoots on demonstrators, about 100 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Dante Jones, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos)
  • Daren Puppa, Kirkland Lake, NHL goalie (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Gary Whitehead, American poet
  • Marti Pellow, Scottish musician (Wet, Wet, Wet - "Love is All Around"), born in Glasgow
  • Richard Grieco, Waterton NY, actor (21 Jump Street, Booker)
  • Wayne Presley, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Detroit, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Mae Murray, actress (Bachelor Apartment), dies of heart ailment at 75