On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1965

Historical Events

  • Rhodesian PM Ian Smith proclaims independence from Britain
  • William Alfred's "Hogan's Goat" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Wilson, American murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in NYC, New York
  • Max Mutchnick, American TV writer and producer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Ruthie Matthes, American cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Sun Valley Idaho

Famous Deaths

  • Gaston Glass, French American actor (Opening Your Eyes), dies after long illness at 65
1965 Highlights

About November 11, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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