February 1965

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The following events occurred in February 1965:

February 1, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

February 2, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

February 3, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

February 4, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

February 5, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

February 6, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

  • Congolese Prime Minister Moise Tshombe concludes negotiations with the government of Belgium, having reached an agreement wherein the Congo will compensate Belgian companies in exchange control of certain jointly owned mining interests—and establish a plan to pay $250 million of debt.[11][12]
  • English footballer Stanley Matthews plays his final First Division game, at the record age of 50 years and 5 days.

February 7, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

February 8, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

February 9, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

February 10, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

February 11, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

February 12, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

  • The African and Malagasy Common Organization (OCAM) (Organization Commune Africaine et Malgache) is formed as successor to the Afro-Malagasy Union for Economic Cooperation (Union Africaine et Malgache de Cooperation Economique; UAMCE), formerly the African and Malagasy Union (Union Africaine et Malgache; UAM)).
  • Twenty-nine activists set out on the Aboriginal Freedom Ride in Australia.[18]

February 13, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

February 14, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

  • Three prominent public officials in the Republic of the Congo, Lazare Matsocota (prosecutor of the Republic), Joseph Pouabou (president of the Supreme Court) and Massouémé Anselme (director of the Congolese Information Agency), are kidnapped.[22] They are later found dead.
  • A Douglas DC-3 (registration JA5080) operated by All Nippon Airways strikes Mount Nakanoone, killing both pilots.[23]

February 15, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

The newly adopted Flag of Canada

February 16, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

  • Vũng Rô Bay Incident: 1st Lt. James S. Bowers, a United States Army officer flying a MEDEVAC helicopter along the coast of central South Vietnam spots a naval trawler camouflaged with trees and bushes. The 130-foot North Vietnamese trawler is sunk, leading to the discovery of 100 tons of Soviet and Chinese-made war material, including 3,500 to 4,000 rifles and submachine guns, one million rounds of small arms ammunition, 1,500 grenades, 2,000 mortar rounds, and 500 pounds of explosives.[25]
  • The Rolling Stones conclude their Far East Tour with a concert at Badminton Hall, Singapore.[26]
  • Aboriginal activists in Australia conduct sit-in to challenge de-facto segregation of a Sydney hotel.[27]

February 17, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

  • The lunar probe Ranger 8 is launched from Cape Canaveral LC-12. The photographs it transmits will help select landing sites for future Apollo missions.[28]
  • The Norwegian vessel Normanner is stranded and sinks on a voyage from Kopervik and Kristiansund.[29]
  • Police clash with four hundred black students outside the Brooklyn Board of Education, as a boycott of New York City schools continues to grow.[30][12]
  • Syrian government expels U.S. diplomat Walter Snowdon, saying he has offered bribes for information to military officers.[31][12]
  • Died: Tadeusz Lehr-Spławiński, 73, Polish scholar and academic

February 18, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

  • The Gambia becomes independent from the United Kingdom.
  • Born: Andre Romelle Young (Dr. Dre), US rapper, in Compton, California

February 19, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

February 20, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

February 21, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

  • Died: Malcolm X, 39, African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist. Malcolm X was shot multiple times by three assailants while preparing to address the Organization of Afro-American Unity in Manhattan's Audubon Ballroom.[36]

February 22, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

February 23, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

February 24, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

February 25, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

February 26, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

February 27, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

February 28, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

  • The Norwegian ship MV Tristein is wrecked at Rolvsøy.[29]

References[edit]

  1. ^ William Anderson, "LeMay Retires as Air Force Chief of Staff", Chicago Tribune, February 2, 1965.
  2. ^ Lyndon B. Johnson, "44 - Remarks Upon Receiving the Anti-Defamation League Award: February 3, 1965", UCSB American Presidency Project.
  3. ^ "President Tells ADL Dinner Meaning of 'Great Society'", Jewish Advocate, February 4, 1965.
  4. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 423–424. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  5. ^ Reuters (5 February 1965). "Freedom of City for Queen". Montreal Gazette. Retrieved 22 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "36. Editorial Note", Foreign Relations of the United States, 1964–1968, Volume VIII, International and Monetary Trade Policy, ed. David Patterson, Evan Duncan, & Carloyn Yee, 1998.
  7. ^ Broggie, Michael (1997). Walt Disney's Railroad Story. Pentrex. p. 174. ISBN 1563420090. 
  8. ^ Smith, Dave (1998). Disney A to Z - The Updated Official Encyclopedia. Hyperion Books. pp. 467, 601. ISBN 0786863919. 
  9. ^ Stewart, James (2005). Disney War. Simon & Schuster. p. 41. 
  10. ^ Gabler, Neal (2006). Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination. Knopf. p. 629. 
  11. ^ "Brussels Accord Bolsters Tshombe: Big Concessions on Finances Bolster Congo Premier's Prospects in Election", New York Times, February 7, 1965.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g "The Month in Review", Current History, April 1965.
  13. ^ Chinnery, Philip D., Vietnam: The Helicopter War, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1991, ISBN 978-1-55750-875-1, pp. 38-39.
  14. ^ "QUEEN IN SUDAN VISITS EL OBEID AND KHARTOUM". British Pathe. 1965. Retrieved 29 January 2011. 
  15. ^ Chinnery, Philip D., Vietnam: The Helicopter War, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1991, ISBN 978-1-55750-875-1, p. 14.
  16. ^ Badurina, Berislav; Saračević, Sead; Grobenski, Valent; Eterović, Ivo; Tudor, Mladen (1980). Bilo je časno živjeti s Titom. Vjesnik. p. 102. 
  17. ^ Chinnery, Philip D., Vietnam: The Helicopter War, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1991, ISBN 978-1-55750-875-1, p. 39.
  18. ^ Ann Curthoys, "The Freedom Ride and the Tent Embassy", in The Aboriginal Tent Embassy: Sovereignty, Black Power, Land Rights and the State, ed. Gary Foley, Andrew Schaap, & Edwina Howell; Routledge, 2013; p. 105.
  19. ^ Nichols, CDR John B., and Barret Tillman, On Yankee Station: The Naval Air War Over Vietnam, Annapolis, Maryland: United States Naval Institute, 1987, ISBN 978-0-87021-559-9, p. 152.
  20. ^ Robert E. Thompson, "Katzenbach Originally Weighed for Judiciary: President Reveals Study He Made as Attorney General Takes Oath of Office", Los Angeles Times, February 14, 1965.
  21. ^ "Tracking Goa's dreaded agent via cyberspace", Hindustan Times, 29 May 2008. Accessed 26 September 2013
  22. ^ Bazenguissa-Ganga, Rémy. Les voies du politique au Congo: essai de sociologie historique. Paris: Karthala, 1997. p. 110
  23. ^ Accident description for JA5080 at the Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved on 11 April 2013.
  24. ^ "The Greatest Story Ever Told," National Catholic Register, April 2001
  25. ^ Cutler, Thomas J. (2000). Brown Water, Black Berets: Coastal and Riverine Warfare in Vietnam. Naval Institute Press, Annapolis. ISBN 978-1-55750-196-7, pp 76-77
  26. ^ * Carr, Roy, The Rolling Stones: An Illustrated Record. Harmony Books, 1976. ISBN 0-517-52641-7
  27. ^ Sean Scalmer, Dissent Events: Protest, the Media, and the Political Gimmick in Australia; UNSW Press, 2002; p. 27.
  28. ^ Green, Nick (2013). "Ranger 8 Information". New York: About.com. Archived from the original on 2013-07-31. Retrieved 2013-07-31. 
  29. ^ a b "Belgian Merchant A-G". Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 1 October 2010. 
  30. ^ Martin Tolchin, "400 Boycotting Students Riot, Hurl Bricks, Beat Other Youths", New York Times, February 18, 1965.
  31. ^ "Syria Expels American on Charges of Spying: Diplomat Accused of Offering $2 Million for Army Data; U.S. Scoffs at Accusation", Los Angeles Times, February 18, 1965.
  32. ^ Moyar, Mark (2006). Triumph Forsaken: The Vietnam War, 1954–1965. New York City, New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-86911-0, p. 363
  33. ^ Kahin, George McT. (1986). Intervention: How America Became Involved in Vietnam. New York City: Knopf. ISBN 0-394-54367-X. , p. 302
  34. ^ "Dutch Ship Sinks in Atlantic" The Times (London). Saturday, 20 February 1965. (56251), col E, p. 9.
  35. ^ Accident description for YU-ACB at the Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved on 11 April 2013.
  36. ^ Marable, Manning (2011). Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention. New York: Viking. pp. 436–437. ISBN 978-0-670-02220-5. 
  37. ^ Hagemeyer, B. C. (September 1997). "Peninsular Florida Tornado Outbreaks". Weather and Forecasting (American Meteorological Society) 12 (3): 399–427. doi:10.1175/1520-0434(1997)012<0399:PFTO>2.0.CO;2. 
  38. ^ Stanley Sadie, "Richard Rodney Bennett's The Mines of Sulphur. Tempo (New Ser.), 73, 24-25 (1965).
  39. ^ History of the Symbols of New Brunswick. Accessed 29 September 2013
  40. ^ "Madrid Police Clash With 5,000 Students", Globe and Mail, February 25, 1965. "A bugle sounded and hundreds of policement jumped out of the jeeps with rubber truncheons drawn. The water hoses were turned on the students but they remained seated. When the bugle sounded again, the police charged, beating the students. Men and women students were hustled into the jeeps. Later, many of the students threw stones at the policemen. The police charge was believed to be one of the most brutal against students in Madrid since the Civil war."
  41. ^ "Mississippi Charges Dismissed", The Guardian, February 26, 1965.
  42. ^ Edwin L. Dale, Jr., "U.S. Gold Stocks Dip $262 Million: Largest Loss for Month in 2 2/12 Years Leaves Total Level at $15.2 Billion", New York Times, 26 February 1965.
  43. ^ Walloon Workers' Party (PWT) Europe Politics (French)
  44. ^ Fleming, John (6 March 2005), "The Death of Jimmie Lee Jackson", The Anniston Star, retrieved 2008-01-21 
  45. ^ bandysidan.nu. Accessed 29 September 2013