What Happened on September 2, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

MLB shortstop Ernie Banks
MLB shortstop
Ernie Banks
  • Treblinka trial in Dusseldorf ends

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug Linton, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Santa Ana, California

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

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

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes Bobrowski, writer, dies at 48