January 1965

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The following events occurred in January 1965:

January 1, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

January 2, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

January 3, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

  • In his first public appearance of the year, Pope Paul VI gives a homily at a Mass for the Italian University.[3]
  • Syria announces nationalization of foreign-controlled industries.[4]

January 4, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

January 5, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

  • Launch of the Renault 16, the world's first production hatchback car.[5]

January 6, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

January 7, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

January 8, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

  • Longshoremen on the east coast of the United States go on strike.[4]
  • The 1965 PGA Tour begins with the Los Angeles Open golf tournament at Rancho Park Golf Course.

January 9, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

January 10, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

January 11, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

  • Coton Hill rail crash: A heavily loaded freight train runs out of control on the 1 in 100 Hencote incline, near Shrewsbury, UK, and is derailed on a set of trap points, eventually demolishing a signal box. The signalman on duty is killed, and the driver of the train seriously injured.[9]

January 12, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

January 13, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

January 14, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

January 15, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

January 16, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

January 17, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

  • Born: Manolo, Spanish footballer, in Cáceres

January 18, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

  • End of the Mizo People’s Convention (MPC/1965, Document for Manipur Mizo Integration Council, signed by Holkhomang Haokip, General Secretary and KT Lalla, Chairman of the Council), held at Kawnpui in Churachandpur on the issue of "Territorial Integrity", with the aim of creating one Administrative Unit for the Kuki-Mizo people called Mizoram State. This began the Mizo National Front movement.[14]
  • An Australian women's tennis team successfully defends their Federation Cup title against the US.
  • The last Atlas F test launch takes place at Vandenberg Air Force Base, US.

January 19, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

January 20, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

January 21, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

January 22, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

  • UK tanker SS Hindsia runs aground in the Oslo Fjord, Norway.[16] Refloated 1 February.[17]
  • Born: DJ Jazzy Jeff, American rapper and actor, as Jeffrey Allen Townes,[18] in Philadelphia

January 23, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

January 24, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

January 25, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

January 26, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

January 27, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

January 28, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

January 29, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

  • Belgian ship MV Congo Moko collides with the Norwegian ship MV Kongsvang in the River Scheldt near Vlissingen. It is repaired and returned to service.

January 30, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

January 31, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

  • Yugoslavian cargo ship SS Rascisce sinks in the Ionian Sea, and all 30 crew are rescued.[24]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meyerson New Chancellor at Berkeley", Harvard Crimson, January 4, 1965.
  2. ^ W.J. Rorabaugh, Berkeley at War : The 1960s; Oxford University Press, 1989; pp. 37–38.
  3. ^ Pope Paul VI - Homilies - 1965. Accessed 5 August 2013
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h "Month in Review", Current History 48, March 1965.
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ Burrowes, Robert D. (2010). Historical dictionary of Yemen. Latham, Md.: Scarecrow Press. p. 29. 
  7. ^ "1965: Krays in custody over menace charge". BBC News. 7 January 1965. Archived from the original on 26 December 2007. Retrieved 2008-01-15. 
  8. ^ Hockey, Thomas (2009). The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers. Springer Publishing. ISBN 978-0-387-31022-0. Retrieved August 22, 2012. 
  9. ^ Coton Hill accident report Department for Transport, retrieved from Railwaysarchive.co.uk on 2008-04-13
  10. ^ White House: LBJ Tapes Transcript. Accessed 5 August 2013
  11. ^ "Brian Spillett, GC". George Cross database. Archived from the original on 16 November 2007. Retrieved 22 November 2007. 
  12. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 43698. pp. 6203–6204. 25 June 1965. Retrieved 22 November 2007.
  13. ^ Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) press release, "Indictment of 18 Accused Murderers", January 16, 1965; via Wisconsin Historical Society.
  14. ^ Vumson, Zo History, 1986, p 278
  15. ^ *British Parliamentary by-elections: Leyton
  16. ^ "Tanker Aground in Norway" The Times (London). Monday, 25 January 1965. (56228), col E, p. 10.
  17. ^ "Telegrams in Brief" The Times (London). Tuesday, 2 February 1965. (56235), col D, p. 11.
  18. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 159. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  19. ^ Advertiser, 25 January 1965. Accessed 16 December 2013
  20. ^ "Liberian Ship Sinks" The Times (London). Monday, 25 January 1965. (56228), col G, p. 10.
  21. ^ "Queen Elizabeth Liner Aground" The Times (London). Tuesday, 26 January 1965. (56229), col D, p. 12.
  22. ^ Scheina, Robert L., Latin America: A Naval History 1810-1987, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1987, ISBN 978-0-87021-295-6, p. 197.
  23. ^ "Holding history's largest funeral". BBC News. April 8, 2005. Retrieved March 29, 2010. 
  24. ^ "News in Brief" The Times (London). Monday, 1 February 1965. (56234), col C, p. 11.