On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1965

Historical Events

  • "Man of La Mancha" opens at ANTA Wash Sq Theater NYC for 2329 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Miss Goodall and the Wild Chimpanzees" broadcast on CBS, watched by 25 million, brings Jane Goodall to international attention

Primatologist and Anthropologist Jane Goodall
Primatologist and Anthropologist
Jane Goodall

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

In his second title defence, Muhammad Ali scores 12th-round KO of Floyd Patterson at Las Vegas Convention Center to retain his world heavyweight boxing championship

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Allen, NFL cornerback (New Orleans Saints)
  • Mads Mikkelsen, Danish actor (The Hunt), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Mike Benjamin, Euclid Ohio, infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Peter Safran, British-born American film producer and talent agent
  • R Duncan Douglas, American biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in NYC, New York

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Bob Dylan weds Sara Lowndes

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan

1965 Highlights

About November 22, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius