What happened this day in history November 8, 1965

What are the important events that happened on November 8, 1965? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 8, 1965: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 8, 1965 is the 312nd day of the year 1965 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 53 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 26, 1965 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectadecadigon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $872.20. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Snake is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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November 8, 1965 Historical Events

  • 1965
    The 173rd Airborne is ambushed by over 1,200 Viet Cong in Operation Hump during the Vietnam War, while the 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment fight one of the first set-piece engagements of the war between Australian forces and the Vietcong at the Battle of Gang Toi.
  • 1965
    The British Indian Ocean Territory is created, consisting of Chagos Archipelago, Aldabra, Farquhar and Des Roches islands.
  • 1965
    The Murder (Abolition of Death Penalty) Act 1965 is given Royal Assent, formally abolishing the death penalty in the United Kingdom.

Who were born on November 8, 1965?

  • 1965
    Craig Chester, American actor and screenwriter
  • 1965
    Jeff Blauser, American baseball player

Who died on November 8, 1965?

  • 1965
    Dorothy Kilgallen, American newspaper columnist (b. 1913)

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