Today in History for July 1965

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Historical Events

Events 1 - 56 of 56

1st - FC Twente '65 Enschede soccer team forms in Enschede
1st - KUID TV channel 12 in Moscow, ID (PBS) begins broadcasting
1st - Kinderstraf trial starts
2nd - 79th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle (62 64 64)
3rd - 72nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Margaret Smith beats M Fraiser (64 75)
3rd - Phillies Dick Allen & Frank Thomas get into a fight during practice
3rd - USSR & Persia sign dam building & economic aid pact
3rd - Harold Strachan, member of the Communist Party of South Africa and Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress, is served with a restriction order in terms of the Suppression of Communism Act
4th - 20th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Carol Mann
6th - Rock group "Jefferson Airplane" forms
7th - Otis Redding records "Respect"
8th - Joe Morgan is 1st Houston player with 6 hits in a game
9th - 94th British Golf Open: Peter Thomson shoots a 285 at Royal Birkdale
9th - John Edrich completes 310* v NZ in 532 minutes, 52 fours 5 sixes
9th - Senators Frank Howard ties record with 7 strikeouts in DH
10th - Beatles' "VI" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks
10th - Rolling Stones score their 1st US #1 single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"
11th - Israeli Mapai-party nominates David Ben-Gurion
11th - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Midwest Golf Open
First Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-GurionFirst Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion 13th - 36th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-5 at Metropolitan Stadium, Minn
13th - All star MVP: Juan Marichal (SF Giant)
14th - Australian Ronald Clarke runs world record 10k (27:39.4)
14th - Israeli/Jordanian border fights
14th - US Mariner IV, 1st Mars probe, passes at 6,100 miles (9,800 km)
15th - "Mariner IV" sends back 1st pictures of Mars
15th - Athanassiades Novas succeeds Papandreo as premier of Greece
16th - Mount Blanc Road tunnel between France & Italy opens
17th - WLCY (now WTSP) TV channel 10 in St Petersburg-Tampa, FL (ABC) begins
18th - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Yankee Golf Open
18th - Zond 3 launched to fly by Moon, enters solar orbit
19th - Shooting begins on Star Trek 2nd pilot "Where No Man Has Gone Before"
20th - 18.18" (46.18 cm) of rainfall, Edgarton, Missouri (state 24-hr record)
20th - NY Yankee pitcher Mel Stottlemyre hits an inside-the-park grand slam
21st - Pakistan, Iran & Turkey sign Regional Co-Operation pact
22nd - Edward Heath succeeds Alec Douglas-Hume as leader of Brit Cons party
23rd - Beatles "Help" is released in UK
23rd - Dick Stuart homers in a major league-record 23rd different park
24th - "Flora, the Red Menace" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 87 perfs
Singer-Songwriter Bob DylanSinger-Songwriter Bob Dylan 24th - Bob Dylan release "Like a Rolling Stone"
24th - Casey Stengel resigns as manager of NY Mets
24th - Rock group "The Animals" 1st time in British charts
25th - Folk-rock begins, Dylan uses electric guitar at Newport Folk Festival
25th - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Buckeye Savings Golf Tournament
26th - Republic of Maldives gains independence from Britain (Natl Day)
27th - Pierre Harmel forms Belgium government
27th - President Lyndon B. Johnson signs a bill requiring cigarette makers to print health warnings on all cigarette packages about the effects of smoking
28th - LBJ sends 50,000 more soldiers to Vietnam (total of 125,000)
29th - Beatles movie "Help" premieres, Queen Elizabeth attends
29th - Gemini 5 returned after 12d 7h 11m 53s
29th - Major league record 26 strikeouts, Phillies (16), Pirates (10)
29th - USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
30th - Charles Ives' "From the Steeples & the Mountains" premieres
30th - Duke Ellington's "Golden Brown & the Green Apple" premieres
Jazz-orchestra leader, Composer, Pianist Duke EllingtonJazz-orchestra leader, Composer, Pianist Duke Ellington 30th - LBJ signs Medicare bill, which goes into effect in 1966
30th - Milwaukee manager Bobby Bragan says his pitchers threw 75 to 80 spitballs in a 9-2 loss to the Giants
31st - Cigarette advertsing banned on British TV

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 91 of 91

1st - Luc Rochefort, Trois-Rivieres Que, golfer (1991 Low Amateur Quebec)
3rd - Arno Hofstede, Dutch soccer player (Willem II, Go Ahead Eagles)
3rd - Bobby Gage, Winsted CA, Nike golfer (1993 NIKE Wichita Open-16th)
3rd - Dan Land, NFL cornerback/safety (Oakland Raiders)
3rd - Greg Vaughn, Sacramento CA, outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers, SD Padres)
3rd - Shinya Hashimoto, wrestler (NJPW)
3rd - Vinson Smith, NFL linebacker (Chic Bears)
4th - Eva Dahllof, Ornskoldsvik Sweden, golfer (1995 McCall's Classic-18th)
4th - Harvey Grant, NBA forward (Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic, Wizards)
4th - John Frawley, Australia, tennis star
4th - Shelley Oates, Sydney NSW Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
4th - Suzanne Peta Strudwick, Knutsford England, golfer (1995 Brit Open-7th)
4th - Jo Whiley, English radio DJ
5th - Lucy Han, Hartford, Conn, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-7th-1994)
5th - Eyran Katsenelenbogen, Israeli jazz pianist
5th - Kathryn Erbe, American actress
6th - Glenn Scarpelli, Staten Is NY, actor (Alex-One Day At a Time, Fantasy)
6th - Tim Camargo, jockey
7th - Paula Devicq, Canadian actress
7th - Mo Collins, American actress
8th - Corey Parker, NYC, actor (How I Got into College, Roger-Eddie Dodd)
8th - Lee Tergesen, American actor
9th - Bob Hess Jr, horse trainer
9th - Frank Bello, American heavy metal musician (Anthrax)
9th - David O'Hara, Irish-Scottish actor
9th - Jason Rhoades, American installation artist (d. 2006)
10th - Buddy Groom, Dallas TX, pitcher (Oakland A's)
10th - Scott Michael McCarron, Sacramento CA, PGA golfer (1995 Las Vegas-3rd)
10th - Alec Mapa, Filipino-American actor and comedian
10th - Ken Mellons, American singer
10th - Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark
11th - Tony Cottee, English footballer
11th - Ernesto Hoost, Dutch kickboxer
11th - Scott Shriner, American musician (Weezer)
12th - Eric Cullen, actor (Huntington Tower)
12th - Michael Stewart, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)
12th - Robin Wilson, rocker (Gin Blossoms)
12th - Russ Bertram, Indianapolis Ind, diver (Olympics-96)
12th - Sanjay Manjrekar, cricketer (son of Vijay Indian middle-order batsman)
14th - Reina Olea, female jockey
15th - Kirt Manwaring, Elmira NY, catcher (SF Giants)
15th - Scott Livingstone, Dallas TX, infielder (SD Padres, Det Tigers)
15th - David Miliband, British politician
16th - Charles Smith, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs)
16th - Claude Lemieux, Buckingham Que, NHL forward (Team Canada, Colorado)
17th - Alex Winter, London England, actor (Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure)
17th - Ken Evraire, CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
17th - Craig Morgan, American singer
17th - Santiago Segura, Spanish film director and actor
18th - Robert Holland, CFL defensive back (BC Lions)
18th - Yugi Iga, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
19th - Kathleen Raine, equestrian dressage (Olympics-96)
19th - Evelyn Glennie, Scottish percussionist
19th - Stuart Scott, American sportscaster
20th - Stone Gossard, musician with Pearl Jam
21st - Mike Bordick, Marquette MI, infielder (Oakland A's)
21st - Gudni Bergsson, Icelandic footballer
21st - Jovy Marcelo, Filipino racing driver (d. 1992)
22nd - Alondra Johnson, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
22nd - Doug Riesenberg, NFL tackle (NY Giants)
22nd - Patrick Laborteaux, Los Angeles California, actor (Albert-Little House on Prairie)
22nd - Shawn Michaels, [Mike Hickenbottom], San Antonio, wrestler (WWF/AWA)
22nd - Patrick Labyorteaux, American actor
23rd - Brett Faryniarz, NFL linebacker (Carolina Panthers)
23rd - Slash, [Saul Hudson], London England, rock guitarist & songwriter (Guns N' Roses-Sweet Child o' Mine)
24th - Andrew Gaze, Australian basketball player (Olympics-1984, 88, 92, 96)
24th - Brian Blades, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks)
24th - Joe Oliver, Memphis TN, catcher (Cin Reds)
24th - Kadeem Hardison, New York, American actor (A Different World, The Sixth Man)
24th - Doug Liman, American film director
25th - Illeana Douglas, Mass, actress (Picture Perfect, To Die For, Hacks)
25th - Marty Brown, Owensboro Ky, country singer (Wildest Dreams)
25th - Tom Dvorak, Braunschwieg GER, Canada equestrian dressage (Olympics-96)
25th - Torey Lovullo, Santa Monica CA, infielder (Oakland A's)
26th - Jeremy Piven, New York City, New York, American actor and producer (Entourage, Serendipity)
26th - Jennifer Ashe, actress (As the World Turns)
26th - Jim Lindberg, American musician (Pennywise)
27th - José Luis Chilavert, Paraguayan footballer
28th - Priscilla Chan, Hong Kong singer
28th - Delfeayo Marsalis, American jazz musician
29th - Doug Burden, Rutland Vt, rower (Olympics-5th-88, 92, 96)
29th - Henry James, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
29th - Karen Doell, Winkler Manitoba, softball 2nd baseman (Olympics-96)
29th - Luis Alicea, Santurce Puerto Rico, infielder (St Louis Cardinals)
29th - Chang-Rae Lee, Korean-born author
30th - Tex Axile, rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)
30th - Tim Munton, cricketer (England pace bowler in two Tests 1992)
31st - Scott Brooks, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks)
31st - Tom Stankowski, Paris France, Nike golfer
Novelist J. K. RowlingNovelist J. K. Rowling (31st) 31st - J. K. Rowling, Gloucestershire England, writer (Harry Potter)
31st - Julian Richards, British film director

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 23 of 23

1st - Claude Thornhill, composer, dies at 55
1st - Wally Hammond, South African cricketer (7,249 runs for England), dies
2nd - Theodora E "Betsy" Ranucci-Beckmann, actress (Klatergoud), dies at 88
3rd - Clarence Loomis, composer, dies at 75
3rd - Trigger, horse (Roy Rogers), dies at 25
5th - Porfirio Rubirosa, Dominican diplomat and international playboy (b. 1909)
7th - Bill Hitch, England cricket fast-bowler (7 Tests 1911-21), dies
7th - Moshe Sharett, 2nd Prime Minister of Israel (b. 1894)
10th - Jacques Audiberti, French poet (Le cavalier seul), dies at 66
11th - Ray Collins, actor (Halls of Ivy, Perry Mason), dies at 75
14th - Adlai Stevenson, US amb to UN/pres candidate (D, 1952, 56), dies
15th - Francis Cherry, American politician (b. 1908)
17th - Luiz Cosme, composer, dies at 57
18th - Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer, dies at 64
19th - Syngman Rhee, first President of South Korea (1948-60), dies at 90
24th - Constance Bennett, actress (Madame X, Topper), dies at 59
24th - Irene Browne, actress (Peg O' My Heart), dies of cancer at 69
27th - Henri Daniel-Rops, French writer and historian (b. 1901)
28th - Maurice Yvain, composer, dies at 74
First President of South Korea Syngman RheeFirst President of South Korea Syngman Rhee (19th) 28th - Minor Watson, actor (Woman of the Year, Viva Cisco Kid), dies at 75
28th - Edogawa Ranpo, Japanese author (b. 1894)
30th - Junichiro Tanizaki, Japanese writer (Key), dies at 79
31st - James Rennie, actor (Wilson, Skylark, Illicit), dies at 75

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