On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1965

Historical Events

  • Beatles receive MBEs at Buckingham Palace
  • Sylvia Likens tortured by teen girl gang

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Kwok Fu-Shing, Hong Kong singer, born in Hong Kong
  • Gil Heredia, American MLB pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Nogales, Arizona
  • Kelly Rowan, Canadian actress and producer, born in Ottawa, Canada
  • Ken Rutherford, New Zealand cricketer (NZ Test batsman & latterly capt), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Kim Cooper, Australian softball 3rd baseman and shortstop (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Parramatta, Australia
  • Mark McLoughlin, CFL kicker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Wayne Martin, American NFL defensive tackle (New Orleans Saints), born in Forrest City, Arkansas

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Knappertsbusch, German conductor (Bavarian State Opera, 1922-36), dies at 77
  • Sylvia Likens, American torture victim (b. 1949)
1965 Highlights

About October 26, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio