On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1965

Historical Events

  • 2nd Chinese atom bomb explodes
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Curt Harnett, sprint cyclist (Olympic bronze 1992/96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Dave Widell, NFL center/guard (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Eoin Colfer, Irish writer
  • Joey Cora, Caguas Puerto Rico, infielder (Seattle Mariners)
  • Kelvin Martin, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)

Famous Deaths

  • Frances Perkins, American politician and 1st woman to hold cabinet-level position (Labor 1933-45), dies at 83
1965 Highlights

About May 14, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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