March 1965

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The following events occurred in March, 1965.

March 1, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

March 2, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

  • The film version of Rodgers & Hammerstein's hit musical The Sound of Music receives its première at the Rivoli Theater in New York City.

March 3, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

March 4, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

March 5, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

March 6, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

March 7, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

March 8, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

March 9, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

March 10, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

March 11, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

March 12, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

  • The third Test of New Zealand's 1964-65 cricket tour of India opens at the Brabourne Stadium, Bombay.[7]

March 13, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

March 14, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

March 15, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

March 16, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

March 17, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

March 18, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

March 19, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

  • The wreck of the SS Georgiana, reputed to have been the most powerful Confederate cruiser ever built and owned by the real Rhett Butler, is discovered off the Isle of Palms, South Carolina, by teenage diver E. Lee Spence, exactly 102 years after she was sunk with a million dollar cargo while attempting to run past the Union blockade into Charleston.
  • The Belgian ship MV Roland L collides with the Swedish ship MV Santos, at Antwerp, and sinks. it is raised on 26 March, repaired and later returned to service.[12]

March 20, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

March 21, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

March 22, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

March 23, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

March 24, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

  • Born: "The Undertaker", US professional wrestler, as Mark William Calaway, in Houston, Texas

March 25, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. and 25,000 civil rights activists successfully end the 4-day march from Selma, Alabama, to the capitol in Montgomery.
  • Died: Detroit homemaker Viola Liuzzo, 39, shot dead by 4 Klansmen as she drives marchers back to Selma at night after the civil rights march.

March 26, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

March 27, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

  • Norwegian tanker SS Nora collides with the Liberian ship MV Otto N. Miller in the English Channel. Both ships catch fire and there is a large oil spill.[16]

March 28, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

March 29, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

  • West German cargo ship MV Katharina Kolkmann collides with the UK ship SS Ganne and sinks in the English Channel 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) off Folkestone, Kent, with the loss of one of its fifteen crew.[18]

March 30, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

  • Funeral services are held for Viola Liuzzo, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic church in Detroit. Many prominent members of both the civil rights movement and government are present, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; NAACP executive director Roy Wilkins; Congress on Racial Equality national leader James Farmer; Michigan lieutenant governor William G. Milliken; Teamsters president Jimmy Hoffa; and United Auto Workers president Walter Reuther.
  • The second ODECA charter, signed on 12 December 1962, becomes effective.

March 31, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ White, Des (1986). "1965". In Howard, Graham. The Official 50-race history of the Australian Grand Prix. Gordon, NSW: R & T Publishing. pp. 302–309. ISBN 0-9588464-0-5. 
  2. ^ Botswana: The 1965 Pre-Independence General Election EISA
  3. ^ Dupuy, Trevor N. The Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography, New York, 1992
  4. ^ State and federal election results in Australia since 1890
  5. ^ "Belgian Merchant A-G". Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 1 October 2010. 
  6. ^ "On This Day: Mass Moments". Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities. 2011. Retrieved 15 September 2011. 
  7. ^ Cricinfo: New Zealand tour of India, 1964/65. Accessed 18 October 2013
  8. ^ Wolfgang Lotz. (1972). The Champagne Spy - Israel's Master Spy Tells his Story. St. Martin's Press.
  9. ^ History of French Local Elections
  10. ^ Lyndon B. Johnson (March 15, 1965). "We Shall Overcome". 
  11. ^ "Egypt: A Tale of Two Autocrats". TIME Magazine. 26 March 1965. 
  12. ^ "Belgian Merchant H-O". Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 31 October 2010. 
  13. ^ "Result of Parliamentary General Election 1965". Department of Elections, Sri Lanka. 
  14. ^ Full results
  15. ^ Nightingale, Benedict (1965-03-27). "review: The Homecoming at Cardiff". The Guardian. p. 6. 
  16. ^ "Navy Sink the Oil Patch" The Times (London). Monday, 29 March 1965. (56282), col C-D, p. 10.
  17. ^ Rudolph, T.; Coldewey (W.G.). "Implications of Earthquakes on the Stability of Tailings Dams". Retrieved 21 July 2010. 
  18. ^ "German Ship Sinks in Channel" The Times (London). Tuesday, 30 March 1965. (56283), col E, p. 5.