On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1965

Historical Events

  • WCFT-TV channel 33 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Deaths

  • Edythe Wright, American big band era singer (Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, 1935-39), dies of pancreatic cancer at 51
  • Frans Luitjes, Dutch track and field athlete, dies of lymph node inflammation at 21
1965 Highlights

About October 27, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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