On This Day

April 1, 1965 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • South Africa worker's union leader Henry Fazzie sentenced to 10 years
  • Syncom 3, 1st geosynchronous communications satellite, passes from civilian to military control

Deaths in History


Person of interestHarry Crerar

Harry Crerar, Canadian WWI & WWII general (First Canadian Army), dies at 76

Canadian WWII General Harry Crerar
Canadian WWII General
Harry Crerar
  • Helena Rubinstein, Polish-born American cosmetics manufacturer, dies at 92