On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday

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

  • Bart Latuheru, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse), born in Capelle aan den IJssel, Netherlands
  • 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)