On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1965

Historical Events

  • The Temptations' "My Girl" reaches #1
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • A J Sager, pitcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Columbus, Ohio

Person of interestTedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Ethiopian politician and heath official (first African Director-General of the World Health Organisation), born in Asmara, Eritrea

Head of the World Health Organisation Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Head of the World Health Organisation
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Famous Deaths

  • Carlo Gatti, Italian composer, dies at 88
1965 Highlights

About March 3, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 55 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces