Historical Events In 1965
Thursday, 26 May 2022
Nov 26 France launches 1st satellite, 92 lb (42 kg) A1-capsule (Asterix) on this day in history.
Nov 26 Wild Bill Elliott, cowboy actor (49'ers), dies of cancer at 60 on this day in history.
Nov 27 15-25,000 demonstrate against war in Vietnam in Wash DC in the year 1965.
Nov 27 Carl Parrish, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
Nov 27 On this day in history french satellite launched, France becomes 3rd nation in space
Nov 28 In the year 1965 president Elect Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines states that he will send troops to South Vietnam, in response to President Lyndon Johnson's call for "more flags" in Vietnam.
Nov 29 "Anya" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 16 performances in the year 1965.
Nov 29 In the year 1965 dale Cummings does 14,118 consecutive sit-ups
Dec 01 Airlift of refugees from Cuba to US began in the year 1965.
Dec 02 The Rajkumar of Vizianagram, cricketer (Indian Test capt 1936), dies in the year 1965.
Dec 03 USSR launches Luna 8; crashes on Moon in the year 1965.
Dec 04 2nd New York Knick game postponed (due to death of opponent 76ers' owner) in the year 1965.
Dec 04 In the year 1965 launch of Gemini 7 piloted by CDR James A. Lovell, USN. This flight consisted of 206 orbits at an altitude of 327 km and lasted 13 days and 18 hours. Recovery by HS-11 helicopters from USS Wasp (CVS-18)
Dec 06 2 trucks crashed into a crowd of dancers (Sotouboua Togo) kills 125 in the year 1965.
Dec 06 On this day in history alberto Vaccari, Italian jesuit/old testament scholar, dies at 90
Dec 07 On this day in history chevrolet produced its three-millionth car for the year. It was the first time Chevrolet had produced an annual total surpassing three million vehicles.
Dec 07 Pope Paul VI & Orthodox Patriarch Athenagoras I simultaneously lift mutual excommunications that led to split of 2 churches in 1054 in the year 1965.
Dec 07 Pope Paul VI and Orthodox Patriarch Athenagoras I simultaneously lift mutual excommunications that led to split of the 2 churches in 1054 on this day in history.
Dec 08 Abe Burrows' "Cactus Flower," premieres in NYC in the year 1965.
Dec 09 "A Charlie Brown Christmas," premieres in the year 1965.
Dec 09 On this day in history nikolai Podgorny replaces Anastas Mikoyan as president of Presidium
Dec 10 In the year 1965 henry (Dixon) Cowell, US pianist/composer (Aeolian Harp), dies at 68
Dec 12 Beatles last Great Britain concert (Capitol Theatre in Cardiff Wales) on this day in history.
Dec 12 In the year 1965 gale Sayers of Chicago Bears scores 6 TDs, ties NFL record
Dec 12 Johnny Lee, actor (Calhoun-Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 67 in the year 1965.
Dec 13 Algerian president Boumedienne visits Moscow on this day in history.
Dec 14 On this day in history "La Grusse Valise" opens at 54th St Theater NYC for 7 performances
Dec 14 On this day in history hermann Sandby, composer, dies at 84
Dec 15 3rd cyclone of year kills another 10,000 at mouths of Ganges River, Bangladesh on this day in history.
Dec 15 In the year 1965 gemini 6 launched; makes first rendezvous in space (with Gemini 7)
Dec 15 On this day in history in the first raid on a major North Vietnamese industrial target, U.S. Air Force planes destroy a thermal power plant at Uong Bi, l4 miles north of Haiphong. The plant reportedly supplied about 15 percent of North Vietnam's total electric power production.
Dec 16 Gemini 6 returns to Earth in the year 1965.
Dec 16 Pioneer 6 launched into solar orbit on this day in history.
Dec 16 On this day in history w Somerset Maugham English author ("Of Human Bondage"), dies at 91