On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1965

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Willie Mays 512th HR breaks Mel Ott's 511th NL record

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrie Bogers, Dutch soccer player (Willem II), born in Breda, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Norman Brokenshire, TV moderator (Four Square Court), dies at 66
1965 Highlights

About May 4, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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