Year 1965 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 22 US confirms its troops used chemical warfare against the Vietcong
  • May 5 First large-scale US Army ground units arrive in South Vietnam
  • Jun 7 The Supreme Court of the United States decides on Griswold v. Connecticut, effectively legalizing the use of contraception by married couples
  • Aug 6 US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act prohibiting voting discrimination against minorities
  • Aug 9 Singapore separates from the Federation of Malaysia and gains its independence
  • Sep 22 India and Pakistan cease-fire goes into effect, ending the Indo-Pakistani War
  • Dec 7 Pope Paul VI & Orthodox Patriarch Athenagoras I simultaneously lift mutual excommunications that led to split of 2 churches in 1054
  • Dec 8 Pope Paul VI signs 2nd Vatican council
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