What Happened in September 1965

Historical Events

  • Sep 1 Indo-Pakistani conflict - Pakistani counter-attack (Operation Grand Slam,)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 2 Cubs slugger Ernie Banks hits his 400th HR (off Curt Simmons)

MLB shortstop Ernie Banks
MLB shortstop
Ernie Banks
  • Sep 2 Treblinka trial in Dusseldorf ends
  • Sep 3 Curt Flood's record of 568 straight chances without an error begins
  • Sep 3 Garcia Godoy forms government in Dominican Republic
  • Sep 3 Jim Hickman becomes 1st NY Met to hit 3 HRs in a game
  • Sep 3 Pope Paul VI publishes encyclical Mysterium Fidei
  • Sep 3 Preparing a move to Anaheim, Angels change their name from LA to Calif
  • Sep 4 Beatles' single "Help!" goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks
  • Sep 4 KREZ TV channel 6 in Durango, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 4 Rock group Who's van is vandalized with $10,000 in equipment stolen
  • Sep 6 India invades West Pakistan - official beginning of the Indo-Pakistani War
  • Sep 6 KLNE TV channel 3 in Lexington, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 7 -10] Hurricane Betsy, kills 74 in Florida, Miss & La
  • Sep 7 China announces that it will reinforce its troops in the Indian border.
  • Sep 8 Hurricane Betsy kills 75 in Louisiana & Florida
  • Sep 8 KC A's Bert Campaneris plays all 9 positions in a game

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Sep 9 Francois Mitterrand nominated for French presidency

21st President of France Francois Mitterrand
21st President of France
Francois Mitterrand
  • Sep 9 Sandy Koufax pitches his 4th no-hitter, a perfect game vs Cubs (1-0)
  • Sep 9 Tibet is made an autonomous region of China
  • Sep 10 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Sep 10 Phillies 10,000th game to a decision since 1900, Phils beat Cards
  • Sep 10 WUND TV channel 2 in Columbia, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 11 Beatles' "Help!," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks
  • Sep 11 Braves 2nd straight one-hitter against the Mets
  • Sep 11 The 1st Cavalry Division of the United States Army arrives in Vietnam.
  • Sep 12 Hurricane Betsy strikes Florida & Louisiana kills 75
  • Sep 12 Mary Mills wins LPGA Eugene Golf Open
  • Sep 12 WCEE TV channel 23 in Rockford, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 12 17th Emmy Awards: Dick Van Dyke Show & Dick Van Dyke win
  • Sep 12 85th U.S. Men's National Championship: Manuel Santana beats Cliff Drysdale (6-2, 7-9, 7-5, 6-1)
  • Sep 12 79th U.S. Women's National Championship: Margaret Court beats Billie Jean Moffitt (8-6, 7-5)
  • Sep 13 Beatles release "Yesterday"
  • Sep 13 Beatles win 1st Grammy, for Best Group of 1964
  • Sep 13 Today Show's 1st totally color broadcast

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Sep 13 Willie Mays's 500th HR (off Don Nottebart), Giants 11th straight win

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • Sep 14 "F-Troop" premieres in the US on ABC
  • Sep 14 4th meeting of 2nd Vatican council opened
  • Sep 15 "Lost in Space" premieres
  • Sep 16 Boston Red Sox Dave Morehead no-hits Cleve Indians, 2-0
  • Sep 16 Sobibor trial opens in Hagen, West Germany
  • Sep 17 WPHL TV channel 17 in Philadelphia, PA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 17 CBS premiere of WWII sitcom "Hogan's Heroes"

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Sep 18 TV comedy "Get Smart" created by Mel Brooks and starring Don Adams premieres

Actor & Director Mel Brooks
Actor & Director
Mel Brooks

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 18 Mickey Mantle Day at Yankee Stadium: Mantle play his 2,000th game

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Film release premierFilm Premier

Sep 18 "I Dream of Jeannie", starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie, and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, premieres on NBC

Actress Barbara Eden
Actress
Barbara Eden
  • Sep 19 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Visalia Golf Open
  • Sep 19 Erhards CDU wins West German parliament elections
  • Sep 20 WXXW (now WYCC) TV channel 20 in Chicago, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 21 O Kommissarova (USSR) sets women's longest parachute jump (46,250')
  • Sep 21 Singapore admitted as part of the United Nations.
  • Sep 22 India & Pakistan ceases-fire goes into effect, ending Indo-Pakistani War
  • Sep 24 Belgium Victor Leemans elected chairman of European Parliament
  • Sep 24 Saudi Arabian & Egyptian accord over Yemen
  • Sep 24 Stefan Stefanopoulos forms Greek government
  • Sep 25 "Do I Hear a Waltz?" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 220 performances
  • Sep 25 60 year old Satchel Paige of KC A's pitches 3 scoreless innings
  • Sep 25 Beatle cartoon show begins in US
  • Sep 25 Children find trunk with corpse in Amsterdam canal
  • Sep 26 11th LPGA Championship won by Sandra Haynie
  • Sep 26 Minnesota gains its 1st AL pennant by defeating Washington, 2-1
  • Sep 26 Queen Elizabeth decorates the Beatles with Order of the British Empire
  • Sep 28 Jack McKay in X-15 reaches 90 km
  • Sep 28 Taal Volcano explodes on Luzon Philippines killing around 100
  • Sep 29 Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 4 3/4"
  • Sep 29 St L Cards Charlie Johnson passes for 6 touchdowns vs Cleve (49-13)
  • Sep 29 WLVT TV channel 39 in Allentown, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 29 Phillies catcher Pat Corrales sets record by reaching base twice on catcher's interference in one game & 6 times in one season
  • Sep 30 Donovan's 1st US TV appearance (Shindig)
  • Sep 30 LA Dodger Don Drysdale (23-12) wins 13th straight game, 7 by shutouts

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 Aldo Swager, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Sep 1 Hardy Nickerson, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Sep 2 Doug Linton, Santa Ana CA, pitcher (KC Royals)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 2 Lennox Lewis, heavyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1988, WBC boxing champ), born in London, England

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox Lewis
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Lennox Lewis
  • Sep 2 Partho Sen-Gupta, Indian filmmaker

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Sep 3 Charlie Sheen, [Carlos Estévez], American actor (Wall St, Platoon), born in NYC, New York

  • Sep 3 Maurizio Mansi, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
  • Sep 3 Todd Lewis, musician (Toadies)
  • Sep 4 Terri Lynn Doss, playmate (Jul, 1988), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 5 Barbara Lufthansa Herzog, born during Lufthansa Frankfurt-NY flight
  • Sep 5 Christopher Nolan, Ireland, handicapped writer (Under Eye of Clock)
  • Sep 5 Tony Martin, NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers)
  • Sep 5 César Rincón, colombian matador
  • Sep 5 Chris Gore, American filmmaker
  • Sep 6 Johan Garrels, soccer player (Alphense Boys, RKC)
  • Sep 6 John Polson, Australian actor and film director
  • Sep 7 Bruce Armstrong, NFL tackle (NE Patriots)
  • Sep 7 Danny Harris, Torrance California, 400m hurdler (Olympic-silver-1984)
  • Sep 7 Darko Pančev, Macedonian footballer
  • Sep 7 Andreas Thom, German footballer
  • Sep 7 Uta Pippig, German athlete
  • Sep 8 Barbra Fontana Harris, Manhattan Beach CA, volleyballer (Oly-4th-96)
  • Sep 9 Brenda Epperson, actress (Ashley Abbott-Young & Restless)
  • Sep 9 Dan Majerle, NBA guard (Miami Heat)
  • Sep 9 Marc Dunn, volleyball player (Olympics-96), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • Sep 9 Todd Zeile, Van Nuys CA, infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Sep 10 Allison Daughtry, actress (Guilding Light)
  • Sep 10 Brian Washington, NFL safety (KC Chiefs)
  • Sep 11 John Schofield, journalist
  • Sep 11 Tony Woods, NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins)
  • Sep 11 Bashar al-Assad, President of Syria
  • Sep 11 Paul Heyman, American wrestling manager
  • Sep 11 Moby, American musician
  • Sep 12 Silke Horner, German DR, swimmer (world record 100m-breast stroke)
  • Sep 12 Vernon Maxwell, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets)
  • Sep 12 Einstein Kristiansen, Norwegian cartoonist, designer and TV host
  • Sep 12 John Norwood Fisher, American musician
  • Sep 13 Zak Starkey, English rock drummer, son of Beatle Ringo, born in London, England
  • Sep 13 Annie Duke, American poker player
  • Sep 13 Jeffrey Ross, American Comedian
  • Sep 14 Troy Neel, baseball player

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 14 Dmitry Medvedev, Russian politician (President and Prime Minister of Russia), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union

Russian politician Dmitry Medvedev
Russian politician
Dmitry Medvedev
  • Sep 15 Rob Whitlock, Newcastle NSW, Australian golfer
  • Sep 16 Katy Kurtzman, actress (Lindsay-Dynasty), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 17 Yuji Naka, Japanese video game programmer
  • Sep 17 Guy Picciotto, American musician (Rites of Spring, Fugazi)
  • Sep 17 Bryan Singer, American director
  • Sep 19 Debbye Turner, Miss America (1990)
  • Sep 19 Katrina McClain, basketball forward (Olympics-gold-96), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Sep 19 Alexandra Vandernoot, Belgian actress
  • Sep 19 Sabine Paturel, French singer
  • Sep 20 Robert Rusler, actor (Game of Love, Vamp, Thrashin')
  • Sep 21 Richard Brown, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Sep 22 Mark Guthrie, pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Sep 22 Andy Cairns, Irish musician
  • Sep 23 Ian Leggatt, Cambridge Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 Canadian Tour)
  • Sep 23 Mark Woodforde, Adelaide Australia, tennis star (1993 Wimbledon mixed)
  • Sep 24 Sean McNabb, American bassist (Quiet Riot, Great White, Rough Cutt, House of Lords)
  • Sep 25 Scottie Pippen, Hamburg, Arkansas, American NBA forward (Bulls, Oly-2 gold-92, 96)
  • Sep 26 Alexandra Lencastre, Portuguese actress

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 26 Jill Soloway, American writer and director (Afternoon Delight), born in Chicago, Illinois

Television Writer and Director Jill Soloway
Television Writer and Director
Jill Soloway
  • Sep 27 Steve Kerr, NBA guard (Chicago Bulls)
  • Sep 27 Ricky Fuji, Japanese professional wrestler
  • Sep 27 Alexis Stewart, American radio personality
  • Sep 27 Bernard Lord, Premier of New Brunswick
  • Sep 28 Joel Rane, author (Step on Up)
  • Sep 28 Ginger Fish, American drummer (Marilyn Manson)
  • Sep 29 Fora van Leijenhorst, Curacaos/Neth dancer (Josephine)
  • Sep 29 Trent Yawney, Hudson Bay, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
  • Sep 30 Kathleen Madigan, American comedian

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 17 Tennis star Billie Jean King (21) weds attorney Larry King (20) in Long Beach, California

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 25 Novelist Danielle Steel (18) weds banker Claude-Eric Lazard

Novelist Danielle Steel
Novelist
Danielle Steel

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 2 Johannes Bobrowski, writer, dies at 48
  • Sep 3 Otto Lederer, actor (Jazz Singer), dies at 79
  • Sep 4 Albert Schweitzer, German/French missionary (Nobel 1954), dies at 90
  • Sep 5 Thomas Johnston, Scottish-born politician (b. 1882)
  • Sep 6 Konstantin Mostras, composer, dies at 79
  • Sep 7 Catherine Dale Owen, actress (Behind Office Doors), dies at 62
  • Sep 8 Dorothy Dandridge, American actress (Island in the Sun), dies of accidental overdose at 42
  • Sep 9 Julian Antonio Carillo-Trujillo, composer, dies at 90
  • Sep 10 Bobby Jordan, actor (Dead End Kids), dies of sclerosis of liver at 42
  • Sep 10 Father Divine [ Reverend Major Jealous Divine], "the Messenger", African American religious leader
  • Sep 11 Ralph C. Smedley, Founder of Toastmasters International (b. 1878)
  • Sep 13 Jean B. Fletcher, American architect (b. 1915)
  • Sep 14 Jack Hearne, cricketer (806 runs in 24 Tests for England), dies
  • Sep 15 Steve Brown, American musician (b. 1890)
  • Sep 16 Ahn Eak-tai, Korean musician, composer, and conductor (b. 1906)
  • Sep 26 Otto Nothling, cricketer (did next to nothling in Aust), dies
  • Sep 26 James Fitzmaurice, Irish aviation pioneer (b. 1898)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 27 Clara Bow, US actress (It), dies at 60

Silent Screen Actress Clara Bow
Silent Screen Actress
Clara Bow
  • Sep 27 Harry Reser, orchestra leader (Sammy Kaye Show), dies at 69
  • Sep 28 Eddie Gribbon, actor (Keystone Kops), dies after long illness
  • Sep 30 E[dward] E[lmer] "Doc" Smith, sci-fi author (Triplanetary), dies at 75