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, Santa Ana CA, pitcher (KC Royals)

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