What Happened on September 12, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 17th Emmy Awards: Dick Van Dyke Show & Dick Van Dyke win
  • 79th U.S. Women's National Championship: Margaret Court beats Billie Jean Moffitt (8-6, 7-5)
  • 85th U.S. Men's National Championship: Manuel Santana beats Cliff Drysdale (6-2, 7-9, 7-5, 6-1)
  • Hurricane Betsy strikes Florida & Louisiana kills 75

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mary Mills wins LPGA Eugene Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mary Mills
LPGA Golfer
Mary Mills
  • WCEE TV channel 23 in Rockford, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Einstein Kristiansen, Norwegian cartoonist, designer and TV host
  • John Norwood Fisher, American musician
  • Silke Horner, German DR, swimmer (world record 100m-breast stroke)
  • Vernon Maxwell, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets)