On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1965

Historical Events

  • "How to Succeed in Business" closes at 46th St NYC after 1415 performances
  • 12th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: NC State beats Duke, 91-85
  • 1st nonstop helicopter crossing of North America, JR Willford
  • Bruce Taylor hits 105 for NZ v India in 1st Test Cricket innings

Famous Birthdays

  • Tammy Liley, volleyball mid blocker/capt (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Long Beach, California

Famous Deaths

  • Jules Goux, French auto racer (first European to win Indianapolis 500 1913), dies at 79
  • Margaret Dumont [Daisy Baker], actress (Animal Crackers), dies at 75
  • Ruvim Pergament, composer, dies at 58
1965 Highlights

About March 6, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces