May 1965

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The following events occurred in May, 1965.

May 1, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

May 2, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

  • The Intelsat I communications satellite (nicknamed "Early Bird") goes into commercial service

May 3, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

May 4, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

May 5, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

May 6, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

May 7, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

May 8, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

  • A cargo of jute carried by Pakistani merchant ship SS Yousuf Baksh catches fire; the ship, adrift off the Kent coast, is attended by the Walmer lifeboat. Forty-eight of those on board survive; one badly-injured officer later dies.
  • US baseball star Steve Boros makes his final appearance as a player in the major leagues.[6]

May 9, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

May 10, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

May 11, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

May 12, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

May 13, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

  • A West German court of appeals condemns the behavior of ex-defense minister Franz Josef Strauss, and refuses to open trial against magazine proprietor Rudolf Augstein and the magazine's military expert Conrad Ahlers,[8] ruling that during the Spiegel scandal Strauss had exceeded his competencies and committed Freiheitsberaubung (deprivation of personal freedom); however, because of his belief of acting lawfully (Verbotsirrtum), he was exempt from punishment.
  • Reg Downing becomes Leader of the Opposition in New South Wales, Australia, after nine years as Attorney General of New South Wales.

May 14, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

May 15, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

May 16, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

  • While waiting to take off on a mission, a B-57B explodes on the ground at Bien Hoa Air Base, Vietnam. The accident is caused by a loose turbine hitting the fuse of an armed 500 lb bomb, setting off a whole chain of secondary explosions.[10] Twenty-seven men are killed and over 100 wounded.
  • Born: Jason, Norwegian cartoonist, in Molde, as John Arne Sæterøy

May 17, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

May 18, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

May 19, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

  • Died: Tu'i Malila, approx 188 years old, tortoise given by Captain Cook to the Tongan royal family in 1777.[12]

May 20, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

May 21, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

May 22, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

May 23, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

May 24, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

May 25, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

May 26, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

May 27, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

May 28, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

May 29, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

May 30, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

May 31, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hancock, The Premiers of New South Wales 1856–2005, pg 353.
  2. ^ Mirtle, Jack. (1986) Thank You Music Lovers: A Bio-discography of Spike Jones. Westport; Greenwood Press ISBN 0-313-24814-1
  3. ^ Legend of Ginger 'Mr Aintree' McCain will live forever Telegraph. Retrieved 10 October 2011
  4. ^ http://www.convairf-106deltadart.com/572528Page.html
  5. ^ 7 May 1965 House of Assembly Election African Elections Database
  6. ^ "Steve Boros Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. USA Today Sports Media Group. 
  7. ^ "2M. Appeal To Save Coastline". The Times (56264). 8 March 1965. p. 12. 
  8. ^ Michael Marek; Birgit Görtz (10 October 2012). "A scandal rocks the young federal republic". Deutsche Welle. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 
  9. ^ Bruce, David (30 October 2008). "Benmore gets more with first full rebuild". Otago Daily Times. Retrieved 30 October 2008. 
  10. ^ http://www.skyraider.org/skyassn/memberpics/hilliard/hilliard.htm
  11. ^ Richards, Bill. "Death Roll, Cambrian Colliery, Explosion, 1965". Welsh Coal Mines. Retrieved 2010-10-14. 
  12. ^ Tortoise Believed to Have Been Owned by Darwin Dies at 176 2nd to last paragraph mentions tu'i Malila's age
  13. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p289 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  14. ^ "3 Die in Blazing Tanker" The Times (London). Monday, 24 May 1965. (56329), col F, p. 8.