Historical Events on January 1, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 31st Orange Bowl: #5 Texas beats #1 Alabama, 21-17
  • 31st Sugar Bowl: #7 LSU beats Syracuse, 13-10
  • 51st Rose Bowl: #4 Michigan beats #8 Oregon State, 34-7

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American actor George Murphy begins his term as Senator of California

Actor and Senator George Murphy
Actor and Senator
George Murphy
  • International Cooperation Year begins
  • Palestinian al-Fatah organization forms
  • The People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan is founded in Kabul.