What Happened on December 12, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sports record brokenNFL Record

Chicago halfback Gale Sayers ties NFL record for most touchdowns in a game with 6 in 61–20 victory over San Francisco 49ers at Wrigley Field

NFL Running Back Gale Sayers
NFL Running Back
Gale Sayers
  • Doug Walters makes maiden Test ton in 1st Test, goes on to 155
  • The Beatles' last concert in Great Britain (Capitol Theatre in Cardiff, Wales)
  • Vivian Beaumont Theater opens at 65th St & Amsterdam Ave NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Laurie Grover-Tavares, American biathelete (Olympics 1994), born in Newark, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Lee, American actor (Song of the South, The Amos 'n' Andy Show), dies from a heart attack at 67