On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1965

Historical Events

  • 31st Heisman Trophy Award: Mike Garrett, Southern Cal (RB)
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Jennifer Michael Hecht, American poet and historian, born in Glen Cove, New York
  • Michael Brainard, American actor (All My Children, Santa Barbara), born in Hollywood, California
  • Rodion Gataullin, Uzbekistan pole vaulter (Olympic silver 1988)

Famous Deaths

  • Franc Debenham, Australian geographer and geologist, dies at 81
1965 Highlights

About November 23, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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