On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1965

Historical Events

  • Gateway Arch (630' (190m) high) completed in St Louis, Missouri

Historic Event

Pope Paul VI proclaims Jews not collectively guilty for crucifixion

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles David Denler, American composer, born in Hartford, Connecticut 
  • Eric Floyd, NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Jami Gertz, actress (Less the Zero, Crossroads, Solarbabies), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Luigi Miraglia, Italian Latinist
  • Mark Carrier, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers)

Famous Deaths

  • Ben Barka, Moroccan opposition leader, kidnapped & murdered in Paris
  • Earl Bostic, American jazz alto saxophonist ("Flamingo"; "Temptation"), dies at 52
1965 Highlights

About October 28, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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