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1965 Historical Event(s)
- February 2, 1965 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Snake in Chinese astrology.
- March 19, 1965 – The wreck of the SS Georgiana, valued at over $50,000,000 and said to have been the most powerful Confederate cruiser, is discovered by then teenage diver and pioneer underwater archaeologist E. Lee Spence, exactly 102 years after its destruction.
- March 30, 1965 – Vietnam War: A car bomb explodes in front of the US Embassy, Saigon, killing 22 and wounding 183 others.
- April 26, 1965 – A Rolling Stones concert in London, Ontario is shut down by police after 15 minutes due to rioting.
- May 27, 1965 – Vietnam War: American warships begin the first bombardment of National Liberation Front targets within South Vietnam.
- October 23, 1965 – Vietnam War: The 1st Cavalry Division (United States) (Airmobile), in conjunction with South Vietnamese forces, launches a new operation seeking to destroy North Vietnamese forces in Pleiku in the II Corps Tactical Zone (the Central Highlands).
- November 6, 1965 – Cuba and the United States formally agree to begin an airlift for Cubans who want to go to the United States. By 1971, 250,000 Cubans made use of this program.
- November 13, 1965 – The SS Yarmouth Castle burns and sinks 60 miles off Nassau with the loss of 90 lives.
- December 6, 1965 – Pakistan’s Islamic Ideology Advisory Committee recommends that Islamic Studies be made a compulsory subject for Muslim students from primary to graduate level.
- December 9, 1965 – The Kecksburg UFO incident: a fireball is seen from Michigan to Pennsylvania; witnesses report something crashing in the woods near Pittsburgh. In 2005 NASA admits that it examined the object.
Who Were Born On 1965?
- January 14, 1965 – Bob Essensa, Canadian ice hockey player
- January 22, 1965 – DJ Jazzy Jeff, American rapper and actor
- February 7, 1965 – Jason Gedrick, American actor
- February 19, 1965 – Jon Fishman, American musician (Phish)
- May 28, 1965 – Chris Ballew, American bassist (The Presidents of the United States of America)
- June 23, 1965 – Paul Arthurs, British guitarist (Oasis)
- July 7, 1965 – Mo Collins, American actress
- July 18, 1965 – Vesselina Kasarova, Bulgarian opera singer
- September 12, 1965 – Vernon Maxwell, American basketball player
- December 21, 1965 – Stuart Mitchell, Scottish Composer