On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 3rd cyclone of year kills 15,000 at the mouths of the Ganges River in Bangladesh
  • D Heneker & J Taylor's musical "Charlie Girl" premieres in London
  • Gemini 6 launched; makes 1st rendezvous in space (with Gemini 7)
  • Queen Juliana opens Zeeland Bridge to Oosterschelde
  • William Eckert replaces Ford Frick as 4th Commissioner of Baseball

Famous Birthdays

  • Walter Reeves, NFL tight end (Cleveland Browns)