On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1965

Famous Birthdays

  • John Wesley Harding [Wesley Stace], British musician and novelist (Here Comes The Groom), born in Hastings, East Sussex
  • Marvin Washington, NFL defensive end (NY Jets, SF 49ers)
  • Otis Smith, NFL cornerback (NY Jets)

Famous Deaths

  • Dipa Nusantara Aidit, Indonesian communist leader of PKI (1951-65), murdered at 42
  • Earl Cooper, American auto racer (AAA National Championship 1913, 15, 17; Indianapolis 500 1924 runner-up), dies at 78
  • Paul Tillich, German-American theologist (Courage To Be), dies at 79
1965 Highlights

About October 22, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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