On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1965

Historical Events

  • "Days of Our Lives" premieres on TV
  • British Indian Ocean Territory formed
  • Vietnam War: US, Australian and New Zealand forces launch Operation Hump, a search-and-destroy operation near Bien Hoa in South Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Chester, American actor and screenwriter, born in West Covina, California
  • Jeff Blauser, American infielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Los Gatos, California
  • Mike Peluso, American NHL left wing (NJ Devils), born in Pengilly, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothy Kilgallen, American newspaper columnist (b. 1913)
1965 Highlights

About November 8, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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